A health disorder that results from the deficiency of thyroxin in adults and characterised by(i) a low metabolic rate(ii) increase in body weight(iii) tendency to retain water in tissue is  from Biology Human Health and Disease Class 12 Nagaland Board
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A health disorder that results from the deficiency of thyroxin in adults and characterised by
(i) a low metabolic rate
(ii) increase in body weight
(iii) tendency to retain water in tissue is 

  • hypthyroidism

  • simple goitre

  • myxoedema

  • cretinism


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myxoedema

Myxoedema (Gulls disease) occurs due to the deficiency of thyroxine in adults, it causes low BMR (by 30-40%), low body temperature, tendency to retain water in tissue, reduced heart rate, pulse rate, blood pressure and cardiac output, low sugar and iodine level in  blood, muscular weakness and oedema (accumulation of interstitial fluid that causes the facial tissues to swell and look fluffy).

Myxoedema (Gulls disease) occurs due to the deficiency of thyroxine in adults, it causes low BMR (by 30-40%), low body temperature, tendency to retain water in tissue, reduced heart rate, pulse rate, blood pressure and cardiac output, low sugar and iodine level in  blood, muscular weakness and oedema (accumulation of interstitial fluid that causes the facial tissues to swell and look fluffy).

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