An autoimmune disorder marked by goiter, chronic inflammation of the thyroid, and often hypothyroidism.
An autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, characterized by goiter, infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, and hypothyroidism.
Origin of hashimoto-s-disease
- After Hakaru Hashimoto (1881–1934), Japanese physician
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition