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- noun A condition usually caused by excessive production of thyroid hormone and characterized by an enlarged thyroid gland, protrusion of the eyeballs, a rapid heartbeat, and nervous excitability.
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- noun pathology
Hyperthyroidismaccompanied by protrusionof the eyeballs.
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- noun exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
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[After Robert James Graves, (1797–1853), Irish physician.]
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From R. J. Graves, Irish physician.
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