Myx`œ*de"ma (?), n. [NL. fr. Gr. &?; mucus + œdema.] (Med.)

A disease producing a peculiar cretinoid appearance of the face, slow speech, and dullness of intellect, and due to failure of the functions of the thyroid gland. -- Myx`œ*dem"a*tous (#), a., Myx`œ*dem"ic (#), a.

 

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