Graves disease

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Related to Graves-Basedow disease: thyrotoxic crisis

Graves'′ disease`

(greɪvz)
n.
a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion.
[1865–70; after R. J. Graves (1796–1853), Irish physician]
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Iodide entrapment in the thyroid gland is essential, and plays a key role in dysfunctions such as thyroid and breast cancers, thyroiditis, Graves-Basedow disease, and Hashimoto's disease.