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Definition of Congenital hypothyroidism

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Congenital hypothyroidism:Underactivity of the thyroid gland at birth, which results in growth retardation, developmental delay, and other abnormal features. It can be due to deficiency of iodine in the mother's diet during pregnancy. Also referred to as cretinism. See: Cretinism.


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