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n. - Abnormally enlarged thyroid gland.

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  • An enlarged thyroid gland is referred to as a goiter ( "throat" L).
  • The thyroid gland in the neck may also become enlarged, a condition known as goiter.
  • Iodine in the diet helps prevent a swelling on the throat called goiter and other problems.
  • A goiter is a swelling or big lump on the throat that results from abnormal growth of a gland called the thyroid. for more
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