goitrous

goitrous

[goi-truhs]
adjective Pathology.
pertaining to or affected with goiter.

Origin:
1790–1800; < French goitreux. See goiter, -ous

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goitre or goiter (ˈɡɔɪtə)
 
n
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]
 
goiter or goiter
 
n
 
[C17: from French goitre, from Old French goitron, ultimately from Latin guttur throat]
 
'goitred or goiter
 
adj
 
'goitered or goiter
 
adj
 
'goitrous or goiter
 
adj

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