goitrogen


goi·tro·gen

noun \ˈgi-trə-jən\

Definition of GOITROGEN

:  a substance (as thiourea or thiouracil) that induces goiter formation

Origin of GOITROGEN

goiter + -o- + -gen
First Known Use: 1946

goi·tro·gen

noun \ˈgi-trə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GOITROGEN

: a substance (as thiourea or thiouracil) that induces goiter formation

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