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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  • Exophthalmos

    [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.

  • Exophthalmoses

    [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.



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