exophthalmic goiter

exophthalmic goiter

noun Pathology.
enlargement of the thyroid gland accompanied by exophthalmos, usually due to hyperthyroidism.

Origin:
1875–80

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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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