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

Derived forms: myxoedemas

Type of: hypothyroidism

Encyclopedia: Myxoedema