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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 periodicals archive ?
Multinodular goiter is a relatively common thyroid disorder with a prevalence of 4 to 7% worldwide.
The diagnosis was multinodular goiter in 62 (60%), solitary nodule in 18 (17%) and hyperthyroid goiter in 17 (16%) patients, recurrent goitor in 5 (5%) and thyroid carcinoma in 2 (2%) patients.
The use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy under ultrasound guidance to assess the risk of malignancy in patients with a multinodular goiter.
5 cm adenoma) (Figure 3), and a subtotal thyroidectomy for the multinodular goiter were performed.
By doing so the selected population for this study represents a select group with preoperative clinical diagnosis bilateral multinodular goiter (BMNG) who understood the need and agreed preoperatively to total thyroidectomy.
In the present study 77% had diffuse giotre, 10% had multinodular goiter and 12% had solitary nodules.
The most common causes of their surgically treated hyperthyroidism were Graves disease in 48% of patients, multinodular goiter in 33%, and toxic adenoma in 6%.
He had a multinodular goiter and radioactive iodine uptake scan (Iodine 131) showed a toxic nodule (Toxic nodule shows increased iodine uptake while the rest of the gland is suppressed) with no exophthalmos, sensory or cranial nerve deficits.
of cases -Clinical Cytological- (Percentage) FNA and FNC (Percentage) Multinodular goiter 42(84%) 25(50%) Solitary nodule 5(10%) 0(0%) Colloid goiter 0(0%) 10(20%) Toxic nodular goiter 1(2%) 1(2%) Hashimoto's thyroiditis 0(0%) 6(12%) Papillary Carcinoma 2(4%) 1(2%) Follicular neoplasm(FN) 0(0%) 2(4%) Adenomatous nodule(AN) 0(0%) 2(4%) Adenomatous nodular 0(0%) 1(2%) hyperplasia(ANH) Lymphocytic thyroiditis(LT) 0(0%) 1(2%) Anaplastic carcinoma 0(0%) 1(2%) Total 50(100%) 50(100%) Table 4: Comparison between FNCC and FNAC diagnosis.
The concordance was poorest for normal thyroid and multinodular goiter, whereas it was excellent for tumors.