Words nearby myxedema
OTHER WORDS FROM myxedemamyx·e·dem·a·tous [mik-si-dem-uh-tuh s, -dee-muh-] /ˌmɪk sɪˈdɛm ə təs, -ˈdi mə-/, adjectivemyx·e·dem·ic [mik-si-dem-ik] /ˌmɪk sɪˈdɛm ɪk/, adjectivepost·myx·e·dem·a·tous, adjectivepost·myx·e·dem·ic, adjective
Examples from the Web for myxedema
If the thyroid gland was at fault we would have either the low mentality commonly spoken of as cretinism, or myxedema.The Goat-gland Transplantation|Sydney B. Flower
The sclerotic process in the arteries is due to the lack of thyroid as in cases of myxedema.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
Such doses of thyroid may, of course, have a beneficial action in a limited number of cases of myxedema and cretinism.