exophthalmic goiter

Definitions of exophthalmic goiter
  1. noun
    exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    synonyms: Graves' disease
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    type of:
    hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis
    an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
    autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder
    any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
    exophthalmos
    protrusion of the eyeball from the socket
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