goitre

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goitre

(US), goiter
Pathol a swelling of the thyroid gland, in some cases nearly doubling the size of the neck, usually caused by under- or overproduction of hormone by the gland
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Goitred gazelle females experience parturition in spring.
Goitred gazelles usually reach sexual maturity at the age of one year, but they participate in breeding only at the age of 3 or more years (Kingswood and Blank, 1996).
Therefore, we think that the sexual segregation of Goitred gazelles over seasons is in accord with the "reproductive strategy hypothesis" (Main et al.
Solitary Goitred gazelles were observed very often in our study area, though most were alone only temporarily.