Definition of hyperthyroid in English:

hyperthyroid

adjective

Medicine
  • See hyperthyroidism

    • ‘Subclinical hyperthyroid and hypothyroid disease are laboratory diagnoses.’
    • ‘Humans can be hyperthyroid, and secrete too many thyroid hormones or hypothyroid, secreting too few.’
    • ‘Breast feeding should not be stopped in mothers treated with thyroxine for hypothyroidism even if the infant is hyperthyroid.’
    • ‘Persons with undiagnosed Graves' disease may become hyperthyroid from absorption of increased dietary or topical iodine.’
    • ‘She did some in-office tests and remarked that I don't have the reflexes of a hyperthyroid - no signs at all of muscular weakness.’

Pronunciation

hyperthyroid

/ˌhʌɪpəˈθʌɪrɔɪd/