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Related to exophthalmic goiter: myxedema
See Graves' disease.
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|Noun||1.||exophthalmic goiter - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs|
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
exophthalmos - protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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n. bocio exoftálmico.
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