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 ?
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.
Here and there we passed Cszeks and slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
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.
It creates goitre and reduce child's movement due to energy deficiency.
1] Mediastinal thyroid must be differentiated from germ cell tumours, lymphomas, neurogenic tumours, thymic tumours, ganglioneuromas and cervical goitre extending into the mediastinum.
Explaining further, she said that a swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland was called goitre that might or might not be associated with thyroid dysfunction.
A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called goitre, she said, adding that this may or may not be associated with thyroid dysfunction.
Dr Ahsan mentioned that auto-immunity, a failure of the body's immune system, is another common cause of goitre and thyroid dysfunction.
The sequelae of the incomplete surgical management of a bilateral simple multinodular goitre include a risk of recurrence (1) which progressively increases as the time elapses from the first operation.
Giant recurrent intrathoracic goitre treated by clamshell thoracotomy and reverse sternotomy.
Running alongside the site is Llantrisant Road, which would provide access to the development, called Goitre Fach.
In a design and access statement submitted as part of the application for Barratt David Wilson, agents RPS said: "The vision for this development is to provide a sustainable development that respects the site's existing features and creates an attractive and well integrated neighbourhood at Goitre Fach Farm.