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T4
thyroxine, thyroid hormone also prepared synthetically, for treatment of hypothyroidism and myxedema

tachycardia
excessively rapid heart rate

tachyphylaxis
progressive decrease in response following repetitive administration of a pharmacologically or physiologically active substance

tea
an infusion made by pouring boiling water over plant material and allowing to steep for a period of time

tendovaginitis
inflammation of a tendon and its sheath

tenesmus
painful spasm of the anal sphincter accompanied by an urgent desire to evacuate the bowel or bladder, involuntary straining, and the passage of little fecal matter or urine

tenui-
in botany, slender

teratogenic
causing abnormal embryonic growth processes

teratogenicity
property of an agent that causes physical defects in the developing embryo

testa
in botany, seed coat

thermolabile
altered or destroyed by heat

thiazide
a class of diuretics that increase the excretion of sodium and chloride and accompanying volume of water

thrombasthenia
platelet defect with impaired ability to form blood clots

thrombocyte
platelet

thrombocytopenia
condition of abnormally small number of platelets circulating in the blood, characterized by inability to properly clot blood and easy bruising

thrombophlebitis
venous inflammation with formation of clots

thrombosis
formation of blood clots causing vascular obstruction

thyrotoxicosis
state produced by excessive thyroid hormone

tincture
an alcohol or water-alcohol solution, usually referring to a preparation from herbal materials

tinnitus
ringing or roaring in the ear

T-lymphocyte
long-lived white blood cell responsible for cell-mediated immunity

tonic
remedy utilized to restore strength and vigor; typically taken for an extended period of time

tonic for the kidneys
diuretic

toniclonic
a muscle spasm which is both tonic, occurring over an extended period of time, and clonic, marked by contractions and relaxations of the muscle occurring in rapid succession

topical application
administration to the skin

tracheobronchitis
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea and bronchi

trigeminal neuralgia
pain in the trigeminus, chief sensory nerve of the face and the motor nerve enabling chewing

tuberculosis
a specific disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which may affect almost any tissue or organ of the body, most commonly the lungs