hyperthyroidism

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hyper- +‎ thyroid +‎ -ism

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hyperthyroidism (countable and uncountable, plural hyperthyroidisms)

  1. (medicine) The excessive production of hormones by the thyroid.
  2. (pathology) The pathological condition resulting from these excess hormones.
    Antonym: hypothyroidism

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