goitrogenic

adjective

goi·​tro·​gen·​ic ˌgȯi-trə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce goitrogenic (audio)
: producing or tending to produce goiter
goitrogenicity noun

Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of goitrogenic was in 1929

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Cite this Entry

“Goitrogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goitrogenic. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

goitrogenic

adjective
goi·​tro·​gen·​ic ˌgȯi-trə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce goitrogenic (audio)
variants also goiterogenic
: producing or tending to produce goiter
a goitrogenic agent
goitrogenicity noun
plural goitrogenicities
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