Definition of Cretinoid

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with cretinism ¹

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Definition of Cretinoid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Cretinoid

1. Resembling a cretin; presenting symptoms similar to those of cretinism. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cretinoid

crete dittany
cretic
cretics
cretin
cretinise
cretinised
cretinises
cretinising
cretinism
cretinisms
cretinistic
cretinize
cretinized
cretinizes
cretinizing
cretinoid (current term)
cretinous
cretins
cretism
cretisms
cretonne
cretonnes
creutzer
creutzers
creutzfeldt-jakob disease
creutzfeldt-jakob syndrome
crevalle
crevalle jack
crevalles
crevasse

Literary usage of Cretinoid

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1. The Diseases of Children: Medical and Surgical by Henry Ashby, George Arthur Wright, William Perry Northrup (1893)
"There is reason also to believe that cretinoid changes are in operation during pregnancy, and that some of the cases in which softening of the bones is ..."

2. Diseases of the nervous system: A Text-book of Neurology and Psychiatry by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"cretinoid Degeneration.—Mention has been made of the widespread character of this type of degeneration related to defective or absent thyroid ..."

3. Quarterly Compendium of Medical Science by D. G. Brinton (1884)
"Professor Kocher has indubitably proved that there is a direct casual connection between a cretinoid condition of the human being and the absence of the ..."

4. Types of Mental Defectives by Martin W. Barr, Earle Francis Maloney (1920)
"CHAPTER XV VARIOUS TYPES (C) cretinoid; Negroid; Acromegaly Cretinism, ... CASE A.—cretinoid. ILLUSTRATIVE CASES MB (High-Grade) was io years old when photo ..."

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