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Graves' disease

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Same as basedow's disease.

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  • noun pathology Hyperthyroidism accompanied by protrusion of the eyeballs.

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  • noun 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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