Encyclopedia > Cretinism

  Article Content


Cretinism - is a congenital form of deficiency of thyroid hormones retarding mental and physical growth.

Cretin is a person affected by cretinism.
This term might be regarded slightly pejorative but shouldn't be because it is just technical language.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
East Marion, New York

... in the town is $44,583, and the median income for a family is $52,500. Males have a median income of $47,917 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the ...

This page was created in 55.1 ms