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1. myxedema

noun. hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration.

Synonyms

  • hypothyroidism

Antonyms

  • thyrotoxicosis
  • glandular disease

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Example sentences of the word myxedema


1. Noun, singular or mass
While the skin all over the body is typically affected, myxedema is often most noticeable in the face and hands.

2. Adverb
If your pet develops myxedema, you might notice that his jowls and the area above his eyes look swollen.

3. Adjective
When hypothyroidism is left untreated, it can cause myxedema coma, which is a dangerous condition that results in loss of normal brain function and even death.

4. Noun, plural
During myxedema your blood pressure drops, your breathing slows, you become unresponsive and could feel dizzy.

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