goitre
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɡɔɪ.tə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɡɔɪ.tɚ/
Noun

goitre (plural goitres)

  1. (UK) An enlargement of the front and sides of the neck caused by inflammation of the thyroid gland.
Translations
  • French: goitre
  • German: Kropf, (medicine) Struma, (medical, obsolete) Satthals
  • Italian: gozzo
  • Portuguese: bócio, escrófulas, papeira
  • Russian: зоб
  • Spanish: bocio, coto (Bolivia), güecho (Costa Rica), güegüecho (El Salvador)



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