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
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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
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Translations

goitre

goiter (US) [ˈgɔɪtəʳ] Nbocio m
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goitre

[ˈgɔɪtər] goiter (US) ngoitre mgo-kart [ˈgəʊkɑːrt] n = go-cartgo-karting [ˈgəʊkɑːrtɪŋ] n = go-carting
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goitre

, (US) goiter
nKropf m
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goitre

goi£ter (Am) [ˈgɔɪtəʳ] ngozzo
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References in classic literature ?
The women of the smoky huts over whose roofs the two walked as they descended the mountains, were unlovely and unclean, wives of many husbands, and afflicted with goitre. The men were woodcutters when they were not farmers - meek, and of an incredible simplicity.
Here and there we passed Cszeks and slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
She had a goitre so enormous that it was scarcely possible to avoid gazing at her for a moment; but my two companions almost instantly, by way of apology, made the common salute of the country by taking off their hats.
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.
of Cases Percentage (%) (N=30) 1 Goitre ALL 100% 2 Palpitations 24 80% 3 Tremors 16 53.33% 4 Weight Loss 9 30% 5 Heat Intolerance 5 16.67% 6 Nervousness 5 16.67% 7 Tachycardia 10 33.33% 8 Menstrual Abnormalities 3 10% 9 Bruit 2 6.67% 10 Eye Signs 3 10% Table 2.
He mentioned that auto-immunity, a failure of the body's immune system, is another common cause of goitre
Hers is a story of how her thyroid condition progressed to goitre without her knowledge.
A new classification system for retrosternal goitre based on a systematic review of its complications and management.
A goitre is a swelling of the thyroid gland (a small butterfly shaped gland in the neck) that causes a lump in the front of the neck.
He added that 'presently, we are working with goitre surgeons, people who specialize in fixing goitres problem, this is a very delicate operation.
However, there are no previous reports of general anaesthesia management in a MAS patient with a giant goitre.
A 70-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil male with a history of well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus and a goitre of 30 years presented with a painful enlargement of goitre on the left side for one month.