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hyperthyroid

[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.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; hyper- + thyroid
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  • Within a couple of years his father died, his marriage broke up, he was plagued by a hyperthyroid illness.
  • The lower leg jerked, but it wasn't a bounce-off-the-ceiling hyperthyroid reflex.

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