Hashimoto's disease

[ˌhaʃɪ'məʊtəʊz]
noun an autoimmune disease causing chronic inflammation and consequential failure of the thyroid gland.
Origin
1930s: named after the Japanese surgeon Hakaru Hashimoto.

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  • Hashimoto's disease — (Medicine) autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland which can serve as a precursor to Graves disease (characterized by deficient activity and enlargement of the thyroid gland) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Hashimoto Hakaru — was a Japanese medical scientist of the Meiji period and Taishō period. He was born May 5, 1881, in the village of Midau, Nishi tsuge in the Mie Prefecture. He graduated from Kyushu University medical school in 1907. He then entered igaku bu… …   Wikipedia

  • Hashimoto-Thyreoiditis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E06.3 Hashimoto Thyreoiditis Hashitoxikose (transitorisch) Lymphozytäre Thyreoiditis Struma lymphomatosa (Hashimoto) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hashimoto Hakaru — 橋本策     Hakaru Hashimoto Hakaru Hashimoto (jap. 橋本 策, Hashimoto Hakaru; * 1881 in Midai (heute: Iga) in der Präfektur Mie; † 1934) war ein japanischer Pathologe und Chirurg. Er entdeckte die Autoimmunthyreoiditis. Hashimoto entstammte einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis — Ha·shi·mo·to s thyroiditis also Hashimoto thyroiditis .hä shē mō (.)tō(z) n a chronic autoimmune thyroiditis that is characterized by thyroid enlargement, thyroid fibrosis, lymphatic infiltration of thyroid tissue, and the production of… …   Medical dictionary

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