TITLE

Goiter

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Goiter, or Goitre, an enlargement of the thyroid gland. The gland is situated in the front of the neck, and goiter is often visible as a swelling of the neck. Sometimes the swelling goes down to the chest cavity, and there is little external evidence of growth. Goiters tend to occur at puberty and during pregnancy.
ACCESSION #
37309457

 

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