hypermetabolism


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hypermetabolism

 [hi″per-mĕ-tab´o-lizm]
increased metabolism.
extrathyroidal hypermetabolism abnormally elevated basal metabolism unassociated with thyroid disease.

hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

(hī'pĕr-mĕ-tab'ŏ-lizm),
Heat production by the body above normal, as in thyrotoxicosis.

hypermetabolism

/hy·per·me·tab·o·lism/ (-mĕ-tab´o-lizm) increased metabolism.
extrathyroidal hypermetabolism  abnormally elevated basal metabolism unassociated with thyroid disease.

hypermetabolism

(hī′pər-mĭ-tăb′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
An abnormal increase in metabolic rate, as in thyrotoxicosis.

hypermetabolism

[-mətab′əliz′əm]
increased metabolism, usually accompanied by excessive body heat.

hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

(hī'pĕr-mĕ-tab'ŏ-lizm)
Heat production by the body at a level above normal levels, as in thyrotoxicosis.

hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

(hī'pĕr-mĕ-tab'ŏ-lizm)
Heat production by the body above normal levels, as in thyrotoxicosis.

hypermetabolism

increased metabolism. Occurs during periods of stress and with many diseases. There is increased peripheral insulin resistance, increased protein catabolism and a negative nitrogen balance.

extrathyroidal hypermetabolism
abnormally elevated basal metabolism unassociated with thyroid disease.
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