myxedematous
adjective see myxedema

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  • myxedematous — See myxedema. * * * …   Universalium

  • myxedematous — Relating to myxedema …   Medical dictionary

  • myxedematous — adj. characterized by myxedema, pertaining to swelling of the skin that is caused hypothyroidism (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myxedematous — myx·edem·a·tous …   English syllables

  • myxedematous — adjective see myxedema * * * myxoedeˈmatous or (esp N American) myxedeˈmatous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑myxoedema …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxedematous psychosis — Myxedema psychosis, more colloquially known as myxedema madness, is a relatively uncommon consequence of hypothyroidism, such as in Hashimoto s thyroiditis or in patients who have had the thyroid surgically removed and are not taking thyroxine. A …   Wikipedia

  • myxedematous cretinism — an uncommon type of endemic cretinism with delayed growth of long bones, myxedema, and sometimes goiter but with fewer neurologic problems than are seen in neurologic cretinism …   Medical dictionary

  • myxedema — myxedematous /mik si dem euh teuhs, dee meuh /, adj. myxedemic /mik si dem ik/, adj. /mik si dee meuh/, n. Pathol. a condition characterized by thickening of the skin, blunting of the senses and intellect, and labored speech, associated with… …   Universalium

  • myx|oe|dem|ic — myx|e|dem|ic or myx|oe|dem|ic «MIHK suh DEHM ihk», adjective. = myxedematous. (Cf. ↑myxedematous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • myx|e|dem|ic — or myx|oe|dem|ic «MIHK suh DEHM ihk», adjective. = myxedematous. (Cf. ↑myxedematous) …   Useful english dictionary

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