Definition of Cretinisms

1. Noun. (plural of cretinism) ¹



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Definition of Cretinisms

1. cretinism [n] - See also: cretinism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cretinisms

cresylic
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously
cretan dittany
crete dittany
cretic
cretics
cretinise
cretinised
cretinises
cretinising
cretinisms (current term)
cretinistic
cretinize
cretinized
cretinizes
cretinizing
cretinoid
cretinous
cretins
cretism
cretisms
cretonne
cretonnes
creutzer
creutzers

Literary usage of Cretinisms

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

1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1898)
"He also claimed to have induced experimental cretinisms in the dog and cat and in birds by removal of the thyroid, the parathyroids being left in situ. ..."

2. The Works of Dugald Stewart by Dugald Stewart (1829)
"In those valleys of the Alps, indeed, where the disease of cretinisms is common, examples are said frequently to occur of an almost total deprivation of all ..."

3. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"... Essai sur le Goitre et cretinisms par A/. Fodere," published at Paris in 1800. My curiosity led me some time ago to inquire mor« par. ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1898)
"He also claimed to have induced experimental cretinisms in the dog and cat and in birds by removal of the thyroid, the parathyroids being left in situ. ..."

5. The Works of Dugald Stewart by Dugald Stewart (1829)
"In those valleys of the Alps, indeed, where the disease of cretinisms is common, examples are said frequently to occur of an almost total deprivation of all ..."

6. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"... Essai sur le Goitre et cretinisms par A/. Fodere," published at Paris in 1800. My curiosity led me some time ago to inquire mor« par. ..."

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