Goitrogen

Goitrogens are substances that suppress the function of the thyroid gland by interfering with iodine uptake, which can, as a result, cause an enlargement of the thyroid, i.e., a goiter. ==Goitrogenic drugs and chemicals== Chemicals that have been shown to have goitrogenic effects include: ==Goitrogenic foods== Certain raw foods (cooking partially ...
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goitrogen

(from the article `hormone`) ...to form two compounds (3-monoiodotyrosine and 3,5-diiodotyrosine), which then join to form the active hormones. The synthesis of the thyroid ... ...becomes a visible lump at the front of the neck known as a goitre. Some foods, such as cassava, millet, sweet potato, certain beans, and members ... [2 rel...
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goitrogen

(goi┬┤tro-jәn) a goiter-producing agent.
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goitrogen

Any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter.
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goitrogen

Any substance that causes goiter.
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goitrogen

Any substance that induces goiter, e.g., cabbage, rapeseed, etc. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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goitrogen

Type: Term Pronunciation: goy′trō-jen Definitions: 1. Any substance that induces goiter (cabbage, rapeseed).
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goitrogen

[n] - any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter
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