LilleyChpt31Thyroid & Antithyroid Drugs

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  1. Referring to normal thyroid function
    Euthyroid
  2. a condition characterized by excessive production of the thyroid hormones. A severe form of this disorder is called thyrotoxicosis
    Hyperthyroidism
  3. a condition characterized by a diminished production of thyroid hormones
    hypothyroidism
  4. an endogenous substances secreted by the pituitary gland that controls the release of thyroid gland hormones and is necessary for the growth and function of the thyroid gland (also called thyrotropin)
    Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  5. As a drug preparations, It increases the uptake of radioactive iodine in the thyroid and the secretion of thyroxine by the thyroid gland
    Thyroid-stimulating hormone
  6. The principle thyroid hormone that influences the metabolic rate
    Thyroxine (T4)
  7. a secondary thyroid hormone that also affects body metabolism
    Triiodothyronine (T3)

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