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 ?
Iodine deficiency has been shown to be associated with endemic cretinism, endemic goitre and subcretinous mental subnormalities (1).
Tribal people suffer from nutritional deficiency diseases like endemic Goitre, Anemia, Pellagra and Beriberi.
In a study done in 1968 in the Chikwaka area of Goromonzi district, a prevalence of up to 75% endemic goitre was reported.
Dietary supplies of iodine & thiocyanate in the aetiology of endemic goitre in Imphal East of Manipur, north east India.
Thyroid autoimmunity in endemic goitre caused by excessive iodine intake.