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Definition of the noun cretinism

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noun - plural: cretinisms

  1. severe hypothyroidism resulting in physical and mental stunting
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: hypothyroidism = an underactive thyroid gland

Alternative definition of the noun cretinism

noun

  1. [disease] A condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to the untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones.

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Google previewQuantitative Human Physiology (2017)

An Introduction by Joseph J Feher

Cretinism is a polymorphous collection of abnormalities of intellectual and physical development. Neurological cretins are...

Google previewPacific Medical and Surgical Journal and Western Lancet (1868)

Cretinism is a grave affection of the cerebrc-spinal system, consisting in several pathological alterations which give rise to irregular de- Telopment, check the bodily growth, and blunt and impair the senses and intellectual faculties. Autopsy has ...

Google previewFundamentals of Human Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a form of Hypothyroidism found in infants. The basal ganglia are a group of nuclei of varied origin (mostly telencephalic embryonal origin, with some diencephalic and mesencephalic elements) in the brains of vertebrates that act ...

Google previewBerne and Levy Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical growth and mental development due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones ( hypothyroidism) or from prolonged nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin describes a ...

Google previewPorth Pathophysiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical growth and mental development due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones ( hypothyroidism) or from prolonged nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin describes a ...

Google previewScience of Nutrition (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) due to maternal nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin is a medical term ...

Google previewNutrition and You (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) due to maternal nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin is a medical term ...

Google previewTerminology for Allied Health Professionals (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Etymology and use of cretin The disused ...

Google previewSchuknecht's Pathology of the Ear (2010)

by Saumil N. Merchant, Joseph B. Nadol

Athyreotic cretinism is the result of failure of thyroid embryogenesis and occurs in 1:4,000 births (Fisher et al.

Endemic cretinism is a failure of normal thyroid development during gestation occurring in areas of endemic goiter and is believed ...

Google previewAbnormal Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Cretinism: Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Down syndrome: Down syndrome, also known as trisomy ...

Google previewRedesigning Health Care For Children with Disabilities, Strengthening Inclusion, Contribution, and Health (2016)

Medicine, Healthcare by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Etymology and use of cretin The disused ...

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology, The Unity of Form and Function (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Etymology and use of cretin The disused ...

Google previewMolecules, Cells, and Disease (2012)

An Introduction to the Biology of Disease by J.L. VanLancker

Congenital cretinism is a group of diseases in which one of several steps of thyroxine metabolism is interfered with.

Google previewSkeletal Imaging (2009)

by John A. M. Taylor, Tudor H. Hughes, Donald L. Resnick

A characteristic finding in cretinism is the thoracolumbar bullet-shaped vertebra (arrow). Additional spinal changes observed in hypothyroidism include gibbus deformity, osteoporosis, ...

Google previewWilliams' Basic Nutrition & Diet Therapy (2016)

by Staci Nix

Cretinism is a congenital disorder resulting from insufficient thyroid hormone to the fetus during gestation. One reason for unavailable thyroid hormones is maternal iodine deficiency throughout pregnancy. Cretinism is characterized by ...

Google previewNutrition for Health and Health Care (2016)

Medicine, Nutrition by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) due to maternal nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin is a medical term ...

Google previewVander's Human Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases ...

Google previewVander's Human Physiology, The Mechanisms of Body Function (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical growth and mental development due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones ( hypothyroidism) or from prolonged nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin describes a ...

Google previewPharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioner Prescribers (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a form of Hypothyroidism found ininfants. About three percent of the general population is hypothyroidic. Sitagliptin: Sitagliptin is an oral antihyperglycemic (antidiabetic drug) of the dipeptidyl peptidase4 (DPP4) inhibitor class, ...

Google previewFundamental Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) due to maternal nutritional deficiency of iodine. The term cretin describes a person ...

Google previewEssentials of Human Diseases and Conditions (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (congenital hypothyroidism) usually due to maternal hypothyroidism. Etymology and use of cretin The disused ...

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