hyperthyroid

[hahy-per-thahy-roid]

adjective Pathology.

of, relating to, or having hyperthyroidism.
characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism.

Nearby words

  1. hyperthermia,
  2. hyperthermophile,
  3. hyperthrombinemia,
  4. hyperthymia,
  5. hyperthymism,
  6. hyperthyroidism,
  7. hyperthyroxinemia,
  8. hypertonia,
  9. hypertonic,
  10. hypertrichosis

Origin of hyperthyroid

First recorded in 1915–20; hyper- + thyroid

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