Terminology Related to Underactive Thyroid Disorders


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This enlargement of the thyroid gland can happen if a person's diet is deficient in iodine.

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1. This is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the thyroid, leading to hypothyroidism.

2. Which of the following would NOT be a symptom you'd expect to see in a person with hypothyroidism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A very small, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck is know as the thyroid gland. Although small, underactive thyroid disorders can cause life-impacting symptoms. Quiz questions will test your knowledge on topics such as specific disorders and symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your understanding on the following:

  • Enlargement of the thyroid gland
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Typical symptoms of hypothyroidism
  • Disorders seen in childhood
  • Life-threatening thyroid disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding iodine deficiency
  • Making connections - use your understanding of typical signs and symptoms to answer related quiz questions
  • Information recall - access knowledge regarding autoimmune-related hypothyroidism

Additional Learning

Review the lesson Terminology Related to Underactive Thyroid Disorders. By doing so, you will enhance your understanding of the following:

  • Two important thyroid hormones
  • Common causes of thyroid enlargement
  • Possible side effects of thyroid disorders in children