Hyperthyroidism definitions

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Excessive production of thyroid hormones.
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Excessive activity of the thyroid gland.
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Excessive activity of the thyroid gland, characterized by increased basal metabolism.
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The disorder resulting from this or from taking too much thyroid extract, characterized by loss of weight, nervousness, a rapid pulse, etc.
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Excessive production of thyroid hormones.
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Excessive activity of the thyroid gland, characterized by increased basal metabolism.
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An abnormality of the thyroid gland characterized by excessive production of thyroid hormone, which can result in an increased basal metabolic rate, causing weight loss, heart palpitations, and tremors.
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(medicine) The excessive production of hormones by the thyroid.
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(pathology) The pathological condition resulting from these excess hormones.
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