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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 classic literature ?
But that suitable discourse might not fail, Fate sent them, overtaking and overtaken upon the road, the courteous Dacca physician, who paid for his food in ointments good for goitre and counsels that restore peace between men and women.
Here and there we passed Cszeks and slovaks, all in picturesque attire, but I noticed that goitre was painfully prevalent.
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.
Their differential diagnoses range from the non- neoplastic nodular goitres to the benign and malignant neoplasms.
The incidence of carcinoma in multinodular goitres has been found to vary from 4% to 17%.
Thyroid carcinoma in single cold nodule and in cold nodules of multinodular goitres.
Surgery for mediastinal goitres should always be thought of as there is high risk of tracheal compression, malignant potential, mass effects and the low morbidity of the surgery.
Iodized salt should be used regularly as Pakistan is an area of iodine insufficiency, which may lead to the development of goitres, she added.
Iodised salt should be consumed regularly as Pakistan is an area lacking in iodine, which may lead to the development of goitres.
colloid goitres, of 38 cases, 37 were histopathologically correct and one was incorrect, which was diagnosed later as follicular adenoma.
Thyroidectomy for such goitres is an anesthetic and surgical challenge due to the possible association of difficult intubation, thoracic extension, tracheomalacia, skin involvement, displaced and distorted anatomy3.
Thyroid nodules can be benign (adenoma, nodules of multinodular goitres (MNGs), or localised thyroiditis, including autoimmune disease and cysts) or malignant (papillary adenocarcinoma, follicular adenocarcinoma, medullary carcinoma, undifferentiated carcinoma or lymphoma).