Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with myxedema.

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Examples

  • It has been shown experimentally in various ways that the necessary elements of the secretion can be furnished by feeding with the gland or its extracts, and that the cretinoid or myxedematous conditions could thus be cured or prevented.

    The Evolution of Modern Medicine

  • More than this -- if in adult life the gland is completely removed, or if it wastes, a somewhat similar condition is produced, and the patient in time loses his mental powers and becomes fat and flabby -- myxedematous.

    The Evolution of Modern Medicine

  • In a most interesting lecture Brissaud 15.163 shows the intimate relation between myxedema, endemic cretinism, sporadic cretinism, or myxedematous idiocy, and infantilism.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • It is characterized clinically by a myxedematous condition of the subcutaneous tissues and mental failure, and anatomically by atrophy of the thyroid gland.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • In a most interesting lecture Brissaud shows the intimate relation between myxedema, endemic cretinism, sporadic cretinism, or myxedematous idiocy, and infantilism.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

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