Goiter vs Growth - What's the difference?

goiter | growth |


As nouns the difference between goiter and growth

is that goiter is while growth is an increase in size, number, value, or strength.

goiter

English

Alternative forms

* goitre

Noun

(en noun)
  • See also

    * goitrous

    Anagrams

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    growth

    English

    (wikipedia growth)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An increase in size, number, value, or strength.
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  • (biology) The act of growing, getting bigger or higher.
  • (biology) Something that grows or has grown.
  • (pathology) An abnormal mass such as a tumor.
  • Synonyms

    * (increase in size) enlargement, expansion, increase, increment * (act of growing) development, maturation * (something that grows or has grown) vegetation * outgrowth, cancer, mass

    Antonyms

    * (increase in size) contraction, decrease, decrement, reduction * (act of growing) nondevelopment

    Derived terms

    * growth spurt * growth stock * overgrowth * undergrowth

    Hyponyms

    * tumor