dysthyroidal infantilism


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in·fan·tile hy·po·thy·roid·ism

hypothyroidism that can be due to endemic congenital goiter; nonendemic cases are usually due to defective thyroidal embryogenesis, defective hypothalamopituitary function, congenital defects in thyroid hormone synthesis or action, or intrauterine exposure to goitrogenic agents.

dysthyroidal infantilism

Infantilism caused by a defective thyroid.
See also: infantilism