diving goiter


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div·ing goi·ter

a freely movable goiter that is sometimes above and sometimes below the sternal notch.
Synonym(s): wandering goiter

diving goiter

Etymology: AS, dyypan, to dip; L, guttur, throat
a large movable thyroid goiter located at times above the sternal notch and at other times below the notch. Also called plunging goiter, wandering goiter.

div·ing goi·ter

(dīv'ing goy'tĕr)
A freely movable goiter that is sometimes above and sometimes below the sternal notch.
Synonym(s): wandering goiter.

diving goiter

A movable goiter, located either below or above the sternal notch.
See also: goiter