Graves' disease
Graves' disease Graves"' dis*ease" [So called after Dr. Graves, of Dublin.] Same as {Basedow's disease}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Graves' disease — Classification and external resources Photo showing the classic finding of proptosis and lid retraction in Graves disease ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Graves' disease — grāvz( əz) n a common form of hyperthyroidism characterized by goiter and often a slight protrusion of the eyeballs called also Basedow s disease, exophthalmic goiter Graves Robert James (1796 1853) British physician. Graves was one of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Graves' disease — 1868, named for Irish physician Robert James Graves (1796 1853), who first recognized the disease in 1835 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Graves' disease — Graves ′ disease [[t]greɪvz[/t]] n. pat a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion • Etymology: 1865–70; after R. J. Graves (1796–1853), Irish physician …   From formal English to slang

  • Graves' disease — [grāvz] n. [after R. J. Graves (1797 1853), Ir physician] EXOPHTHALMIC GOITER …   English World dictionary

  • Graves'disease — (grāvz) n. A condition usually caused by excessive production of thyroid hormone and characterized by an enlarged thyroid gland, protrusion of the eyeballs, a rapid heartbeat, and nervous excitability. Also called exophthalmic goiter.   [After… …   Universalium

  • Graves disease — or toxic diffuse goitre or exophthalmic goitre Most common type of hyperthyroidism (oversecretion of thyroid hormone), usually with goitre and exophthalmos (eyeball protrusion). Increased thyroid hormone levels result in increased cardiac output …   Universalium

  • Graves disease — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E05.0 Hyperthyreose mit diffuser Struma Basedow Krankheit (Morbus Basedow) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Graves' disease — /grayvz/, Pathol. a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid, a rapid pulse, and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion; exophthalmic goiter. [1865 70; named after R. J. Graves (1796 1853), Irish physician] * * * …   Universalium

  • Graves' disease — noun Hyperthyroidism accompanied by protrusion of the eyeballs. Syn: exophthalmic goiter, Graves Basedow disease …   Wiktionary

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