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Graves' disease

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. 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. Also called exophthalmic goiter.

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  • n. Hyperthyroidism accompanied by protrusion of the eyeballs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Same as basedow's disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Robert James Graves (1797-1853), Irish physician.

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From R. J. Graves, Irish physician.

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