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hyperthyroid

[ hahy-per-thahy-roid ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ rɔɪd /

adjective Pathology.

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

Nearby words

hyperthermia, hyperthermophile, hyperthrombinemia, hyperthymia, hyperthymism, hyperthyroid, hyperthyroidism, hyperthyroxinemia, hypertonia, hypertonic, hypertrichosis

Origin of hyperthyroid

First recorded in 1915–20; hyper- + thyroid
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