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Cretinism

Cre´tin`ism   Pronunciation: krē´tĭn`ĭz'm
n.1.A condition of endemic or inherited idiocy, accompanied by physical degeneracy and deformity (usually with goiter), frequent in certain mountain valleys, esp. of the Alps.
Noun1.cretinism - severe hypothyroidism resulting in physical and mental stunting
acromegaly, amentia, arrested development, backwardness, blithering idiocy, choriocarcinoma, diabetes, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, dwarfism, giantism, half-wittedness, hyperglycemia, hyperparathyroidism, hypo-ovarianism, hypothyroidism, idiocy, idiotism, imbecility, infantilism, insanity, mental defectiveness, mental deficiency, mental handicap, mental retardation, mongolianism, mongolism, mongoloid idiocy, moronism, moronity, panhypopituitarism, pheochromocytoma, profound idiocy, retardation, retardment, sexual precocity, simple-wittedness, simplemindedness, simpleness, simplicity, subnormality, thyrotoxicosis, toxic goiter
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Cretaceous
Cretaceous acid
Cretaceous formation
Cretaceous period
Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary
Cretaceously
Cretacic
Cretan
cretan dittany
Cretan rockrose
Crete
crete dittany
Cretian
Cretic
Creticism
Cretin
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Cretinous
Cretion
Cretism
Cretonne
Cretose
Creutzer
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Creux
Crevalle
crevalle jack
Crevasse
Crevet
Crevice
Creviced
Crevis
Crew
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