myxedema myxedema


  • (n) hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration


  1. Pernicious anemia, he showed, is a deficiency disease in a category with diabetes and myxedema.
  2. The investigators suggest that this dinitrophenol dose be tried cautiously for myxedema and other phenomena of sub-functioning thyroids.
Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /