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German goiter

A large distended belly, as might result from heavy consumption of beer. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I'd like to run a marathon some day, but first I need to do something about this German goiter of mine.
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German goiter

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There was no significant difference between the groups in terms of age, gender and the frequency of goitre (Table I).
The current study was aimed to survey the prevalence of goitre in the post-iodization phase and the relationship of goitre with micronutrient status and thyroid autoimmunity in school children of the Union Territory of Chandigarh, a city of northern India.
The presence of the goitre may have increased the severity of the airway obstruction.
However, consumption of cassava as a staple food, especially in iodine-deficient areas, has been associated with aetiology of goitre.
A GOITRE is a swelling across the front of the neck caused by an enlargement of the thyroid gland.
A A GOITRE is the name given to a swelling of the thyroid gland which is located at the front of the neck, overlying the windpipe, a bit like a bow tie.
Iodine deficiency can lead to goitre, serious brain damage in embryos and newborns, and slow physical and mental development in children.
Elwyn Podmore, 68, of Goitre Coed Road, Treharris, admitted unlawfully wounding Christine Podmore when he appeared at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
Assessment methods include urinary iodine concentration, goitre, newborn thyroid-stimulating hormone, and blood thyroglobulin.
A Goitre is an enlarged thyroid gland due to an overactive gland, or lack of iodine in the diet.
This year's All-Wales Clamp Silage champion was beef and sheep farmer John Parry, who runs a 230-acre unit and 200 acres of grass keep at Goitre Farm, Kerry.
Respiratory complications after thyroidectomy and the need for tracheostomy in patients with a large goitre.
Thyroid autoimmunity in endemic goitre caused by excessive iodine intake.
However, the mad staring Jilly Goolden (known in my house as Miss Ex-Ophthalmic Goitre 1933) seems to have survived the putsch, and there's promotion for Anthony Worrall Thompson, a chef who's long regarded himself as the main dish of the day.
For all women 15-49 and children 6-12 years of age, the PDA was programmed to prompt the enumerator to perform a clinical assessment for goitre and enter the result during the household member listing process.