exophthalmic goiter

  1. enlargement of the thyroid gland accompanied by exophthalmos, usually due to hyperthyroidism.

Origin of exophthalmic goiter

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby exophthalmic goiter

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How to use exophthalmic goiter in a sentence

  • The children, if not affected by exophthalmic goiter, are liable to be very neurotic.

    Woman | William J. Robinson
  • I know an exophthalmic goiter woman who brought up four children, and very good, healthy children they are.

    Woman | William J. Robinson
  • One of my patients, a young girl, had several years before been operated on for exophthalmic goiter.

    Outwitting Our Nerves | Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury