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.
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dysthyroidal infantilism

Infantilism caused by a defective thyroid.
See also: infantilism
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