[hahy-per-thahy-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ mi ə/
a condition characterized by extreme overactivity.
hyperthymism hy·per·thy·mism (hī’pər-thī’mĭz’əm) n. Excessive activity of the thymus gland. hy’per·thy’mic adj.
[hahy-per-thahy-roid] /ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ rɔɪd/ adjective, Pathology. 1. of, relating to, or having hyperthyroidism. 2. characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism.
[hahy-per-thahy-roi-diz-uh m] /ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm/ noun, Pathology. 1. overactivity of the . 2. a condition resulting from this, characterized by increased metabolism and exophthalmos. /ˌhaɪpəˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm/ noun 1. overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland, causing nervousness, insomnia, sweating, palpitation, and sensitivity to heat Also called thyrotoxicosis See exophthalmic goitre n. 1895, from hyper- […]
hyperthyroxinemia hy·per·thy·rox·i·ne·mi·a (hī’pər-thī-rŏk’sə-nē’mē-ə) n. An elevated concentration of thyroxine in the blood.