goiter


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goi·ter

 (goi′tər)
n.
A noncancerous enlargement of the thyroid gland, visible as a swelling at the front of the neck, that is often associated with iodine deficiency. Also called struma.

[French goitre, back-formation from Old French goitron, throat, gullet, from Vulgar Latin *guttūriō, guttūriōn-, from Latin guttur.]

goi′trous (-trəs) adj.

goi•ter

(ˈgɔɪ tər)

n.
an enlargement of the thyroid gland on the front and sides of the neck.
Also, esp. Brit.,goi′tre.
[1615–25; < French goitre « Latin guttur throat]
goi′trous (-trəs) adj.

goi·ter

(goi′tər)
An enlarged thyroid gland, visible as a swelling at the front of the neck. It is often associated with a diet that contains too little iodine.

goiter

An abnormal growth of thyroid tissue due to lack of iodine, causing a bulge in the neck.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goiter - abnormally enlarged thyroid glandgoiter - 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

goi·ter

n. bocio, engrosamiento de la glándula tiroides;
congenital ______ congénito;
endemic, colloid ______ endémico, coloide;
exophtalmic ______ exoftálmico;
toxic ______ tóxico (de síntomas similares a la tirotoxicosis);
wandering ______ móvil.

goiter

n bocio; toxic multinodular — bocio multinodular tóxico
References in classic literature ?
I haven't seen a goiter in this whole canton that I couldn't put in a hat.
It creates goiter and reduce child's movement due to energy deficiency.
Thoracoscopic resection of an ectopic intrathoracic goiter.
We reviewed the records of all patients with a multinodular goiter who had undergone a thyroidectomy over a period of more than 10 years in our Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Thyroid dysfunction, goiter parenchymal abnormality, ultrasonographically defined thyroid abnormality, and thyroid disorder were found to be more prevalent in the lithium group.
Once he was talking to a female patient who had goiter.
After the iodine supplement was discontinued, the fetal goiter decreased in size.
Research variables were type of surgery, technique, type of goiter.
Non-neoplastic and non-inflammatory lesion: Colloid goiter, adenomatous goiter, benign cystic lesion, hyperplasia, thyroglossal cyst, thyrotoxicosis.
The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of “onion skin-liked sign” in predicting nodular goiter with fibrosis were 73.
Intrathoracic goiter resection by combined surgical approach: resection by right videothoracoscopy and cervicotomy