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

Derived forms: goiters

Type of: disease

Encyclopedia: Goiter, nodular