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hyperthyroidism
medical dictionary

1. <physiology> Excessive functional activity of the thyroid gland.

2. <disease> The abnormal condition resulting from hyperthyroidism marked by increased metabolic rate, enlargement of the thyroid gland, rapid heart rate, high blood pressure and various secondary symptoms.

(11 Mar 2008)

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