MYXEDEMA

results as a lack of the thyroid hormone in the body. Myxedema has symptoms including- subnormal heart rate, circulation, body temperature and a decreased rate of most metabolic activities and processes which should occur within the body.

MYXEDEMA: "When there is a lack of thyroid hormone within the human body, myxedema will take hold."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYXEDEMA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myxedema/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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