substernal goiter

[ sŭb-stûrnəl ]

n.

Goiter, chiefly of the lower part of the isthmus of the thyroid gland, that is not easily palpable.

Nearby words

  1. substantive agreements,
  2. substantive rank,
  3. substantive right,
  4. substantivize,
  5. substation,
  6. substituent,
  7. substitute,
  8. substitution,
  9. substitution cipher,
  10. substitution product


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