Graves disease

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Graves' dis·ease • n. a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Also called exophthalmic goiter.

Graves' disease

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Graves' disease (exophthalmic goitre) (grayvz) n. see thyrotoxicosis. [ R. J. Graves (1797–1853), Irish physician]

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