basedowian

ba·se·dow·i·an

(bahz'ĕ-dō'vē-an),
Rarely used to denote terms described by or attributed to K. Basedow.

basedowian

adective An older term, referring or pertaining to Graves (Basedow’s) disease.

noun An obsolete term for a person with hyperthyroidism.
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The ravages created by the Basedowian disease are comparable to the freezing of Ada in a timeless image of beauty, her reduction to a fine porcelain object.(19) Unlike those of Zeno, her words can not "varcare il tempo"; to them, the status of "avvenimento che si riallaccia agli avvenimenti" (382) is denied.
If Augusta gave Zeno the opportunity to study and analyze the nature of true health, Ada offers him the possibility of articulating a philosophical system inspired by the Basedowian disease: "Mi parve ch'egli avesse portato alla luce le radici della vita" (353).