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Noun: goitre  goy-tu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: goiter)
  1. Abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
    - goiter [N. Amer], struma, thyromegaly

Derived forms: goitres

Type of: disease

Encyclopedia: Goitre