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English noun: hyperthyroidism

1. hyperthyroidism (state) an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones


Synonymsthyrotoxicosis


Broader (hypernym)adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder


Narrower (hyponym)exophthalmic goiter, Graves' disease


Part holonymexophthalmos


Antonymshypothyroidism









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