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Goiter definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GOIT'ER, n. The bronchocele; a large tumor that forms gradually on the human throat between the trachea and the skin.
The inhabitants of this part of the Valais are subject to goiters.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet [syn: goiter, goitre, struma, thyromegaly]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French goitre, from Middle French, back-formation from goitron throat, from Vulgar Latin *guttrion-, guttrio, from Latin guttur Date: 1625 an enlargement of the thyroid gland visible as a swelling of the front of the neck compare hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism goitrous adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Goiter Goi"ter Goitre Goi"tre, n. [F. go[^i]tre, L. guttur throat, cf. tumidum guttur goiter, gutturosus goitered. See Guttural.] (Med.) An enlargement of the thyroid gland, on the anterior part of the neck; bronchocele. It is frequently associated with cretinism, and is most common in mountainous regions, especially in certain parts of Switzerland.

Moby Thesaurus

Lombardy leprosy, anemia, ariboflavinosis, beriberi, cachexia, chlorosis, deficiency anemia, dermatitis, greensickness, keratomalacia, kwashiorkor, maidism, malnutrition, night blindness, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, pellagra, pernicious anemia, protein deficiency, rachitis, rickets, scurvy, struma, vitamin deficiency, xerophthalmia



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