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Noun: myxedema  ,mik-si'dee-mu
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: myxoedema)
  1. Hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration
    - myxoedema [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: myxedemas

Type of: hypothyroidism

Encyclopedia: Myxedema