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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or affected with hyperthyroidism.

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  • adj. of or pertaining to hyperthyroidism


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  • Cat: Went back in for his recheck on his hyperthyroid, which is, after medication, at the high end of normal, but normal.

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  • Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis also called hyperthyroid hypokalemic periodic paralysis

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  • While there is a very small chance that such a sleep problem could be caused by hyperthyroid, that is unlikely in Oprah's case because she is not losing weight.

  • Men called her "hyperthyroid" or "the nervous type," depending on education and vocabulary, and most didn't try to keep up with her.

    Lucifer's Hammer

  • In less hyperthyroid terms, Mr. Hoberman explains that film fantasies of the period were not merely entertainments; they were illustrations of national hysteria about the Soviets flourishing atomic weapons and announcing global ambitions.

    Films in Fraught Times

  • After lab work confirmed her suspicions, I was diagnosed as hyperthyroid and have been receiving treatment.

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  • AS THE 1920s rolled forward, accompanied by the roar of hyperthyroid speedboat engines and punctuated by the rat-a-tat of the Thompson submachine gun during World War I it was called the “Trench Broom”; now it became known as the “Chicago Typewriter”, virtually the only good news for the party of enforcement came from an unlikely place: the United States Supreme Court.


  • If it falls below the normal range, you are hyperthyroid, i.e. the real TSH is unemployed because your thyroid is in fast forward motion.

    TSH: Thyroid Stimulating Hooey & The Loss of Wisdom

  • Autoimmune thyroid problems can present as hyperthyroid or hypothyroid.

    Dr. Andrew Lange: How Thyroid Medications Can Destroy Your Thyroid

  • But, then, she's hyperactive and probably hyperthyroid, too--take a look at a photo of her so running for her is probably about like walking for the rest of us.

    :Acquired Taste


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