What does graves' disease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Graves' disease, exophthalmic goiter(noun)

    exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graves' disease

    same as Basedow's disease

  2. Origin: [So called after Dr. Graves, of Dublin.]


  1. Graves' Disease

    Hyperthyroidism associated with diffuse hyperplasia of the thyroid gland (goiter), resulting from production of antibodies that are directed against the thyrotropin receptor complex of the follicular epithelial cells. As a result, the thyroid gland enlarges and secrets increased amounts of thyroid hormones. --2004


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graves' disease in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graves' disease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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