pituitary myxedema n.
Myxedema resulting from inadequate secretion of thyrotropic hormone.
[pi-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-] /pɪˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-/ adjective, Archaic. 1. .
[pich-uh-ree] /ˈpɪtʃ ə ri/ noun 1. a solanaceous shrub or small tree, Duboisia hopwoodi, of Australia. 2. a stimulant made from the dried leaves and twigs of this plant, used by the aborigines as a narcotic. /ˈpɪtʃərɪ/ noun (pl) -ris 1. an Australian solanaceous shrub, Duboisia hopwoodii, the leaves of which are the source of […]
noun 1. any of numerous venomous snakes of the family Crotalidae, of the New World, Asia, and the Malay Archipelago, as the rattlesnake, water moccasin, and copperhead, having a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head between the eye and nostril. noun 1. any venomous snake of the New World family Crotalidae, having a […]
[pit-ee] /ˈpɪt i/ noun, plural pities. 1. sympathetic or kindly sorrow evoked by the suffering, distress, or misfortune of another, often leading one to give relief or aid or to show mercy: to feel pity for astarving child. 2. a cause or reason for pity, sorrow, or regret: What a pity you could not go! […]