Part of speech: noun

A morbid swelling of the neck.

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Usage examples "goitre":

  1. Extra study was made of adenoids, glands, nutrition, and goitre. - "Health Work in the Public Schools", Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres.
  2. Sometimes the glands of the neck enlarge, a condition known as goitre. - "Practical Angora Goat Raising", C. P. Bailey.
  3. We have been familiar with asthma, goitre, pen- paralysis, shaking palsy, spasms, and heart diseases of various kinds. - "Philosophy of Osteopathy", Andrew T. Still.