Meaning of Graves' disease

Graves'' disease"

Pronunciation: (grāvz), [key]
— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. a disease characterized by an enlarged thyroid, a rapid pulse, and increased basal metabolism due to excessive thyroid secretion; exophthalmic goiter.
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