• synonyms

fibrous goiter


A firm hyperplasia of the thyroid and its capsule.

Nearby words

fibrous ankylosis, fibrous astrocyte, fibrous capsule, fibrous cortical defect, fibrous dysplasia of bone, fibrous goiter, fibrous joint, fibrous membrane, fibrous root, fibrous tissue, fibrous tubercle
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