lingual goiter


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lin·gual goi·ter

a tumor of thyroid tissue involving the embryonic rudiment at the base of the tongue.

lingual goiter

a tumor at the back of the tongue formed by an enlargement of the primordial thyrolingual duct.

lin·gual goi·ter

(ling'gwăl goy'tĕr)
A tumor of thyroid tissue involving the embryonic rudiment at the base of the tongue.

lingual goiter

The abnormal finding of thyroid glandular tissue within the tongue.
See also: goiter