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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.
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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.
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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.
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goiter

An abnormal growth of thyroid tissue due to lack of iodine, causing a bulge in the neck.
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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
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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.
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goiter

n bocio; toxic multinodular — bocio multinodular tóxico
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These folks in this canton leave a road to make itself, and then fine you three francs if you 'trot' over it-- as if a horse could trot over such a sarcasm of a road." Next about the goiter: "THEY talk about goiter!--I haven't seen a goiter in this whole canton that I couldn't put in a hat."
The thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), play a role in regulating the body's metabolism, heart rate, temperature, skin, brain function, breathing and ability to burn calories.A The very (https://www.webmd.com/women/hashimotos-thyroiditis-symptoms-causes-treatments) first indication of Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a swollen front neck due to the presence of an enlarged thyroid gland, known as goiter.A
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Kocher encountered the striking malady of exophthalmic goiter, as describe by Grave's [2] preoperatively.
ISLAMABAD -- Health Physician Thursday stresses the need to raise awareness about 'Thyroid cancer' symptoms to ensure early diagnosis and treatment of the disease as if there is a rapid enlarging of 'goiter' or nodules in the neck it may indicate 'thyroid cancer' later .
ISLAMABAD: Health Physician Thursday stresses the need to raise awareness about 'Thyroid cancer' symptoms to ensure early diagnosis and treatment of the disease as if there is a rapid enlarging of 'goiter' or nodules in the neck it may indicate 'thyroid cancer' later .
Passaris, who has goiter, spoke at Nairobi Hospital yesterday, where she had a thyroidectomy.
Objectives: The retrosternal goiter (RSG), which can be defined by different classification and its incidence between 2% and 26% of all thyroidectomized patients, is a thyroid gland disease.
A 57-year-old man with a multinodular goiter and hyperthyroidism presented with progressive hoarseness and dysphagia of 2 months' duration.
'Her testimony on the power of prayer would make her recall how she suffered for about three years from enlarged thyroid gland or goiter in her late 60s.
Missed thyroid gland should be differentiated from autonomous intrathoracic goiter (AIG), which is a thyroid gland formation located in the thorax or the mediastinum, has no parenchymatous or vascular connections with the cervical thyroid gland, and is fed by thoracic vessels.