Cretinism synonyms

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A chronic disorder caused by overproduction of human growth hormone usually by the pituitary gland, characterized by enlargement of the bones of the extremities and the skull and often by the development of complications such as diabetes, hypertension, and osteoarthritis.
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A malignant tumor that develops from trophoblast cells and usually occurs in the uterus.
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Inactive Lifestyle – Those who have sedentary lifestyles are more likely to have diabetes.
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A condition in which the parathyroid glands secrete excess parathyroid hormone, causing resorption of calcified bone, elevated serum calcium, decreased serum phosphorus, and increased excretion of both calcium and phosphorus.
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An abnormality of the thyroid gland characterized by insufficient production of thyroid hormone, which can result in a decreased basal metabolic rate, causing weight gain and fatigue.
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A form of hypopituitarism affecting most of the pituitary hormones.
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A usually benign tumor of the adrenal medulla or the sympathetic nervous system in which the affected cells secrete increased amounts of epinephrine or norepinephrine.
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A condition resulting from excessive concentrations of thyroid hormones in the body, as in hyperthyroidism.
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Find another word for cretinism. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cretinism, like: acromegaly, choriocarcinoma, diabetes, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, panhypopituitarism, pheochromocytoma and thyrotoxicosis.