hyperthyroid
adjective Etymology: back-formation from hyperthyroidism Date: 1916 of, relating to, or affected with hyperthyroidism

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  • hyperthyroid — [hī΄pər thī′roid΄] adj. of, characterized by, or having hyperthyroidism n. a hyperthyroid person …   English World dictionary

  • hyperthyroid — hy·per·thy·roid thī .rȯid adj of, relating to, or affected with hyperthyroidism <a hyperthyroid state> <a hyperthyroid patient> hyperthyroid n a person affected with hyperthyroidism * * * hy·per·thy·roid (hi″pər thiґroid)… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperthyroid — /huy peuhr thuy royd/, adj. Pathol. 1. of, pertaining to, or having hyperthyroidism. 2. characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism. [1915 20; HYPER + THYROID] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperthyroid — hy•per•thy•roid [[t]ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ rɔɪd[/t]] adj. 1) pat of, pertaining to, or having hyperthyroidism 2) characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism[/ex] • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • hyperthyroid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hyper + thyroid : of, relating to, or having hyperthyroidism * * * /huy peuhr thuy royd/, adj. Pathol. 1. of, pertaining to, or having hyperthyroidism. 2. characterized by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperthyroid — adjective of or pertaining to hyperthyroidism …   Wiktionary

  • hyperthyroid — adj. of hyperthyroidism, affected by hyperthyroidism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperthyroid — hy·per·thyroid …   English syllables

  • hyperthyroid —    Elevated thyroid levels, either functional and constitutional in nature or the more profound state of thyrotoxicosis and overt disease …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • hyperthyroid heart — the heart in thyrotoxic heart disease …   Medical dictionary

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