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A condition resulting from excessive concentrations of thyroid hormones in the body, as in hyperthyroidism.
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(Pathology) another name for hyperthyroidism
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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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Overactivity of the thyroid gland, often due to an autoimmune disease of the thyroid.
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|Noun||1.||thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones|
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
exophthalmic goiter, Graves' disease - exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
exophthalmos - protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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n. tirotoxicosis, trastorno causado por hipertiroidismo que se manifiesta con agrandamiento de la tiroides, aumento en el metabolismo, taquicardia, pulso rápido e hipertensión.
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