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Medical Term:

hypometabolic syndrome


a clinical situation suggesting hypothyroidism or myxederma, in which some test results of thyroid function may be normal and the gland is not obviously atrophic or diseased; indicates a lack of sensitivity of peripheral tissues to thyroid hormone.

Synonym(s): hypometabolic syndrome

Synonym(s): hypometabolic syndrome

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