Medical Dictionary: Goitre


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Goitre: Another name for Goiter.
Goitre (condition): Swollen neck thyroid gland

Goitre: A swollen thyroid is called a goiter. Most goiters are caused by not enough iodine in the diet. Iodine is a substance found in shellfish and iodized salt.1

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Goitre (symptom): Type of Neck swelling.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI

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