Origin of goiter
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Historical Examples of goiter
It was efficacious for all forms of goiter and cannot possibly harm.
It is characterized by goiter, marked deformities and imbecility.Being Well-Born
Michael F. Guyer
Another young girl, Miss L., had had a similar operation for goiter six years before.
Although this girl's goiter had been removed, the symptoms still persisted.
Now and then the goiter moved up and down, each movement indicating the passage of a thought through his sluggish brain.From the Valley of the Missing
Grace Miller White
1620s, from French goître (16c.), from Rhône dialect, from Old Provençal goitron "throat, gullet," from Vulgar Latin *gutturiosum or *gutturionem, from Latin guttur "throat" (see guttural).