How to Pronounce goiter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "goiter" is [ɡˈɔ͡ɪtə], [ɡˈɔ‍ɪtə], [ɡ_ˈɔɪ_t_ə].

"Goiter" in context

Goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland, a gland located in the neck. The enlargement of the gland can vary in size and can cause a lump or swelling in the neck. Goiter is most commonly caused by an iodine deficiency or an underlying thyroid disorder. Symptoms can include pain or swelling in the throat, difficulty breathing and swallowing, hoarseness of the voice or a visible lump in the neck.

To assess the thyroid gland and determine if a goiter is present, a physical examination by a health care professional is typically the first step.

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