Origin of goiter
Examples from the Web for goiter
Another young girl, Miss L., had had a similar operation for goiter six years before.
It is characterized by goiter, marked deformities and imbecility.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
Although this girl's goiter had been removed, the symptoms still persisted.
It is a curious fact that where this species of tree abounds, goiter is prevalent among the inhabitants.Journeys and Experiences in Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile|Henry Stephens
It was efficacious for all forms of goiter and cannot possibly harm.
Word Origin and History for goiter
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).