goitre

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Synonyms for goitre

abnormally enlarged thyroid gland

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Several authors have assessed thyroid function status in goitrous children from both endemic and iodine supplemented regions and found the prevalence of hypothyroidism (subclinical and overt) ranging from 0-40 per cent (26,27).
Necropsy and histopathologic examination of 3 great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) shot in Niigata, central Japan, revealed goitrous changes in the thyroids.
Chinyanga [31] measured the haemoglobin (Hb) levels in both goitrous and non-goitrous pregnant women in a survey done in Harare, Wedza and Nyanga.
1964) Patterns of urinary iodine excretion in goitrous and non-goitrous area, Anal.
Patients with this syndrome can be divided into 2 groups: those with nongoitrous (dysembryogenesis) and those with goitrous (dyshormonogenesis) congenital hypothyroidism.
Iodine excess also can lead to goitrous hypothyroidism through iodine-induced inhibition of thyroid hormone formation (Wolff- Chaikoff effect) 2.
New models appear, southern Italians, with browned weather-beaten skins, goitrous throats, and inward-turned expressions of fatalistic suffering.