goitre

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goitre

(ˈɡɔɪtə) or

goiter

n
(Pathology) pathol a swelling of the thyroid gland, in some cases nearly doubling the size of the neck, usually caused by under- or overproduction of hormone by the gland
[C17: from French goitre, from Old French goitron, ultimately from Latin guttur throat]
ˈgoitred, ˈgoitered adj
ˈgoitrous adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goitre - abnormally enlarged thyroid glandgoitre - abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Translations

goitre

goiter (US) [ˈgɔɪtəʳ] Nbocio m

goitre

[ˈgɔɪtər] goiter (US) ngoitre mgo-kart [ˈgəʊkɑːrt] n = go-cartgo-karting [ˈgəʊkɑːrtɪŋ] n = go-carting

goitre

, (US) goiter
nKropf m

goitre

goi£ter (Am) [ˈgɔɪtəʳ] ngozzo
References in periodicals archive ?
Patients with diffuse goitre or autoimmune goitres.
Patients with diffuse goitre and history of known thyroid malignancy were excluded from the study.
However, Kusum Kapila et al in their observation had preponderance of diffuse goitre 55.

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