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hypermetabolism

 [hi″per-mĕ-tab´o-lizm]
increased metabolism.
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.

hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

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

(hī′pər-mĭ-tăb′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
An abnormal increase in metabolic rate, as in thyrotoxicosis.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

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