goitrogenesis

goitrogenesis

the process of inducing goiter formation.
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2) In this context, cigarette smoking is thought to be a cofactor for goitrogenesis, since it increases serum thiocyanate concentration.
8 [micro]g/dL), pregnancy resulted in higher rates of maternal goitrogenesis as well as neonatal hypothyrox-inemia and hyperthyrotrophinemia.
Goitrogenesis during pregnancy and neonatal hypothyroxi-naemia in a borderline iodine sufficient area.