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myx·ede·ma

or chiefly Brit  myx*oe*de*ma  n :  severe hypothyroidism characterized by firm inelastic edema, dry skin and hair, and loss of mental and physical vigor myx*ede*ma*tous or chiefly Brit  myx*oe*de*ma*tous  adj 
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  myxoedema 

 
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