cretinism is a condition due to disease of the thyroid glands.
cretinism in any form had always shocked Dwight Wade inexpressibly.
Only one case is reported in which goitre was associated with cretinism.
The remedy was soon 431 after applied to cretinism and its effects were found to be even more wonderful.
If the water supply of a goitrous valley be changed to a healthy spring, goitre and cretinism disappear.
Indeed, this appearance is commonly considered as a distinguishing sign of cretinism.
The Swiss have similar feelings as to those of their families whom cretinism has reduced to idiocy.
Goitre and cretinism afflict a small proportion of the inhabitants.
So cretinism was in a fair way to spread all over the valley from this spot.
Such children, in their mental hebetude and physical degeneracy, suggest a degree of cretinism.
cretinism cre·tin·ism (krēt'n-ĭz'əm)
A congenital condition due to thyroid hormone deficiency during fetal development and marked in childhood by dwarfed stature, mental retardation, dystrophy of the bones, and a low basal metabolism. Also called congenital myxedema, cretinoid dysplasia.