noun. abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet.
Sentences with goitre
1. Noun, singular or mass
The National Institutes of Health states that iodine supplements are not necessarily the most effective treatment for goitre (abnormal swelling of the thyroid glands in the neck), which is related to iodine deficiency.