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un goître

English translation: goitre

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French term or phrase:un goitre
English translation:goitre
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12:32 Jan 8, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical / neck
French term or phrase: un goître
In a medical questionnaire, asking the doctor if the patient has un goître. Y a-t-il un goître. To do with the neck.
lauravienna
Local time: 21:15
Goitre
Explanation:
Goitre is a non-specific term describing enlargement of the thyroid gland

Does not imply the presence of any specific pathology

Goitres can be either diffuse or multi-nodular

See pic on the link below

HTH,

Serge L.
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Serge L
Local time: 22:15
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thanks very much!
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Goitre


Explanation:
Goitre is a non-specific term describing enlargement of the thyroid gland

Does not imply the presence of any specific pathology

Goitres can be either diffuse or multi-nodular

See pic on the link below

HTH,

Serge L.


    Reference: http://www.surgical-tutor.org.uk/default-home.htm?system/hne...
Serge L
Local time: 22:15
PRO pts in pair: 227
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thanks very much!

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