cretinoid
See cretin.

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  • cretinoid — cretinoíd adj. m., pl. certinoízi; f. sg. cretinoídă, pl. cretinoíde Trimis de siveco, 14.09.2008. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CRETINOÍD, Ă adj. care seamănă ca un cretin, aproape cretin. (< fr. cr …   Dicționar Român

  • cretinoid — adjective Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with cretinism See Also: cretinous …   Wiktionary

  • cretinoid — Resembling a cretin; presenting symptoms similar to those of cretinism. * * * cre·tin·oid ən .ȯid adj resembling or suggestive of cretinism * * * cre·tin·oid (kreґtin oid) resembling or suggestive of cretinism …   Medical dictionary

  • cretinoid — adj. mentally deficient; of or pertaining to cretinism (thyroid disease that causes mental and physical retardation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cretinoid — cre·tin·oid …   English syllables

  • cretinoid — ənˌȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cretin + oid : like a cretin : resembling cretinism …   Useful english dictionary

  • cretinoid dysplasia — the abnormal development characteristic of cretinism, consisting of dwarfism, retarded ossification, and immaturity of the internal and sex organs …   Medical dictionary

  • cretin — cretinoid, adj. cretinous, adj. /kreet n/ or, esp. Brit., /kret n/, n. 1. a person suffering from cretinism. 2. a stupid, obtuse, or mentally defective person. [1770 80; < F; Franco Provençal creitin, crestin human being, lit., CHRISTIAN (hence… …   Universalium

  • myxedema — Myxoedema Myx [oe]*de ma, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? mucus + [oe]dema.] (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. [Also spelled …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myxoedema — Myx [oe]*de ma, n. [NL. fr. Gr. ? mucus + [oe]dema.] (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. [Also spelled… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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