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extrathyroidal hypermetabolism abnormally elevated basal metabolism unassociated with thyroid disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
a state of increased metabolic rate with normal levels of thyroid hormone production.
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An increased rate of metabolism not related to thyroid disease.
See also: hypermetabolism
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