Medical Definition of Wolff-Chaikoff effect

1. Blocking of the organic binding of iodine and its incorporation into hormone caused by large doses of iodine; usually a transient effect, but in large doses in susceptible individuals it can be prolonged and cause iodine myxoedema. Synonym: Wolff-Chaikoff effect. (05 Mar 2000)



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Wolf-Orton bodies
Wolf-Rayet star
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Wolf Parkinson White syndrome
Wolfe
Wolfe's method
Wolfe-Krause graft
Wolfe graft
Wolfeana
Wolfenstein
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Wolff's law
Wolff-Chaikoff block
Wolff-Chaikoff effect (current term)
Wolffia
Wolffia columbiana
Wolffian
Wolffian duct
Wolffian ducts
Wolffiella
Wolffiella gladiata
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Pauli
Wolfler's gland
Wolfstein
Wollaston

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