Goitrous Goi"trous, a. [F. go[^i]treux, L. gutturosus. See {Goiter}.] Pertaining to the goiter; affected with the goiter; of the nature of goiter or bronchocele. [1913 Webster]

Let me not be understood as insinuating that the inhabitants in general are either goitrous or idiots. --W. Coxe.

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  • goitrous — goitre (US goiter) ► NOUN ▪ a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. DERIVATIVES goitrous adjective. ORIGIN French, or from Old French goitron gullet , both from Latin guttur throat …   English terms dictionary

  • goitrous — adjective see goiter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goitrous — /goy treuhs/, adj. Pathol. pertaining to or affected with goiter. [1790 1800; < F goitreux. See GOITER, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • goitrous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a goitre …   Wiktionary

  • goitrous — Denoting or characteristic of a goiter …   Medical dictionary

  • goitrous — goi·trous || gɔɪtrÉ™s adj. of a goiter, of an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland; resembling a goiter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goitrous — goi·trous …   English syllables

  • goitrous — /ˈgɔɪtrəs/ (say goytruhs) adjective relating to or affected with goitre …   Australian English dictionary

  • goitrous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • goitrous thyroiditis — Hashimoto disease …   Medical dictionary

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