hypometabolic syndrome

hy·po·met·a·bol·ic syn·drome

a clinical situation suggesting hypothyroidism or myxederma, in which some test results of thyroid function may be normal and the gland is not obviously atrophic or diseased; indicates a lack of sensitivity of peripheral tissues to thyroid hormone.Synonym(s): hypometabolic syndrome
Synonym(s): hypometabolic syndrome

hy·po·met·a·bol·ic syn·drome

(hīpō-metă-bolik sindrōm)
Clinical situation suggesting hypothyroidism or myxedema, in which some test results of thyroid function may be normal and the gland is not obviously atrophic or diseased; indicates a lack of sensitivity of peripheral tissues to thyroid hormone.