Definition of Myxoedema

1. Noun. Hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration.

Exact synonyms: Myxedema
Generic synonyms: Hypothyroidism



Definition of Myxoedema

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of myxedema) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of myxedema) ¹

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Definition of Myxoedema

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxoedema

myxedematous
myxedemic
myxinid
myxinids
myxinoid
myxinoids
myxo
myxo-
myxobacter
myxobacteria
myxobacterium
myxochondroepithelioma
myxochondroepitheliomas
myxocyte
myxocytes
myxoedema (current term)
myxoedemas
myxoid
myxoma
myxoma virus
myxomas
myxomata
myxomatoses
myxomatosis
myxomatous
myxomycete
myxopyronin
myxopyronins
myxos
myxosporidian

Literary usage of Myxoedema

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1889)
"Report of a Committee of the Clinical Society of London, nominated December 14, 1883, to Investigate the Subject of myxoedema. London: Longmans, Green, & Co ..."

2. A Treatise on the practice of medicine by Roberts Bartholow (1898)
"Tbt term myxoedema was proposed by Dr. William M. Ord, f who al*> gave the first ... The essential condition of myxoedema is an overgrowth of the connective ..."

3. Internal Secretion and the Ductless Glands by Swale Vincent (1912)
"In 1877 Orcl (437) proposed the name " myxoedema," which has ever since ... [See also Report of myxoedema Committee of the Clinical Society, 1888 (484). ..."

4. A Manual of the practice of medicine by George Roe Lockwood (1895)
"Cretinism is the infantile form of myxoedema, and is due to congenital absence of ... The symptoms are identical with those of the adult form of myxoedema, ..."

5. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1893)
"... report of the Committee on myxoedema of the Clinical Society of London, and in the paper of Dr. Kinnicutt before the Association of American Physicians, ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1894)
"Beclere, in France Medicate, October 19, 1894, publishes an account of a case of myxoedema cured by the ingestion of sheeps' thyroids. ..."

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