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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
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One baby was macrosomic (4 030 g), born to a mother with a euthyroid colloid goiter and no other comorbidity.
Non-neoplastic and non-inflammatory lesion: Colloid goiter, adenomatous goiter, benign cystic lesion, hyperplasia, thyroglossal cyst, thyrotoxicosis.
Indications for surgery included 85 cases of colloid goiter (56.
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.
Smears obtained by FNAC of 50 case, each of HT (which served as cases) and colloid goiter (which served as controls) were observed.
Because the patient had obstructive symptoms and follicular lesion on FNAB, right hemithyroidectomy and isthmectomy was done and histopathology findings were compatible with colloid goiter.
Papillary carcinoma was the most common malignant lesion while colloid goiter was the most common benign lesion.
FNAC results were classified in to five groups: a) Inadequate (no diagnosis was made because of inadequate cellular material), b) Non neoplastic (including multinodular goiter, colloid goiter, thyroiditis), c) Neoplastic (papillary, anaplastic, lymphoma), d) Suspicious (suggestive/suspicious of neoplasm--follicular neoplasm), Indeterminate (no diagnosis made in spite of enough cellular material).
As the goat showed colloid goiter, it is possible that the bacteria Synergistes jonesii was not present in its rumen.
Colloid goiter in a solitary nodule was diagnosed in 20.
A thyroid mass, most often a non toxic colloid goiter or occasionally an adenoma, is not an unusual finding below the level of the thoracic inlet.
We describe a case of thyroglossal duct cyst that was unusual in that the cyst was located far from the midline, it did not move on protrusion of the tongue, and it was associated with symptoms of dysphagia and extensive neck swelling that mimicked a colloid goiter.