goitrogen

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noun goi·tro·gen \ˈgȯi-trə-jən\

Definition of goitrogen

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

Origin and Etymology of goitrogen

goiter + -o- + -gen


First Known Use: 1946


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goitrogen

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noun goi·tro·gen \ˈgȯi-trə-jən\

Medical Definition of goitrogen

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


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