Exophoric



[ek-sof-er-uh] /ɛkˈsɒf ər ə/

noun, Grammar.
1.
the use of a word or phrase to refer to something in the extralinguistic environment, as that in Look at that, said by someone pointing to a sunset.
/ˌɛksəʊˈfɒrɪk/
adjective
1.
(grammar) denoting or relating to a pronoun such as “I” or “you”, the meaning of which is determined by reference outside the discourse rather than by a preceding or following expression Compare anaphora

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    [ek-sof-thal-muh s, -mos] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs, -mɒs/ noun, Pathology. 1. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease, especially hyperthyroidism, or injury. /ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɒs/ noun 1. abnormal protrusion of the eyeball, as caused by hyperthyroidism Also called proptosis, ocular proptosis exophthalmos ex·oph·thal·mos (ěk’səf-thāl’məs) n. Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball.

  • Exophthalmic

    [ek-sof-thal-muh s, -mos] /ˌɛk sɒfˈθæl məs, -mɒs/ noun, Pathology. 1. protrusion of the eyeball from the orbit, caused by disease, especially hyperthyroidism, or injury. /ˌɛksɒfˈθælmɒs/ noun 1. abnormal protrusion of the eyeball, as caused by hyperthyroidism Also called proptosis, ocular proptosis exophthalmic ex·oph·thal·mic (ěk’səf-thāl’mĭk) adj. exophthalmos ex·oph·thal·mos (ěk’səf-thāl’məs) n. Abnormal protrusion of the eyeball.



  • Exophthalmic-goiter

    noun, Pathology. 1. enlargement of the thyroid gland accompanied by exophthalmos, usually due to hyperthyroidism. exophthalmic goiter n. Any of various forms of hyperthyroidism, such as Graves’ disease, involving enlargement of the thyroid gland and protrusion of the eyeballs.

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    noun 1. a form of hyperthyroidism characterized by enlargement of the thyroid gland, protrusion of the eyeballs, increased basal metabolic rate, and weight loss Also called Graves’ disease



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