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 classic literature ?
Here and there we passed Cszeks and slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
But that suitable discourse might not fail, Fate sent them, overtaking and overtaken upon the road, the courteous Dacca physician, who paid for his food in ointments good for goitre and counsels that restore peace between men and women.
The child carried in a sling by the laden peasant woman toiling home, was quieted with picked-up grapes; the idiot sunning his big goitre under the leaves of the wooden chalet by the way to the Waterfall, sat Munching grapes; the breath of the cows and goats was redolent of leaves and stalks of grapes; the company in every little cabaret were eating, drinking, talking grapes.
However, malfunctioning of this organ leads to conditions such as goitre, cancers, non cancerous tumours, hyper and hypothyroidism.
Letter of Exchange for establishing Pancheswor Development Authority, MoU in the health sector for Goitre Control Programme, Cooperation between Doordarshan and Nepal TV, The two Prime Ministers released a commemorative postage stamp to mark the visit of the Prime Minister of India.
Abuye C and Y Berhane The goitre rate, its association with reproductive failure, and the knowledge of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) among women in Ethiopia: Cross-section community based study.
The study--' Goitre and Urinary Iodine Excretion Survey in School children of Kashmir Valley'-- has been published by the journal Clinical Endocrinology.
THE same day (Nov 27) sees a third open day at Goitre Farm, Kerry, Powys (SY16 4NA), from 2pm-4pm.
The disorders include Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Goitre, Thyroiditis, Cretinism (Congenital hypothyroidism), thyroid cancer etc.
A FORMER winner of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society's (RWAS) All-Wales Clamp Silage competition, John Parry of Goitre Farm, Kerry, Newtown, Powys, has carried off the first prize for a second time.
Walters, of Goitre Lane, Gurnos Estate, walked off leaving Mr Evans sprawled on the floor.
Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common cause of goitre and aquired hypothyroidism in children and adolescents.