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struma

[stroo-muh] /ˈstru mə/
noun, plural strumae
[stroo-mee] /ˈstru mi/ (Show IPA)
1.
Pathology, goiter.
2.
Botany. a cushionlike swelling on an organ, as that at one side of the base of the capsule in many mosses.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Neo-Latin; Latin strūma scrofulous tumor

Struma

[stroo-mah] /ˈstru mɑ/
noun
1.
a river in S Europe, flowing SE through SW Bulgaria and NE Greece into the Aegean. 225 miles (362 km) long.
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British Dictionary definitions for struma

struma

/ˈstruːmə/
noun (pl) -mae (-miː)
1.
(pathol) an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland; goitre
2.
(botany) a swelling, esp one at the base of a moss capsule
3.
another word for scrofula
Derived Forms
strumatic (struːˈmætɪk), strumous (ˈstruːməs), strumose (ˈstruːməʊs) adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up

Struma

/ˈstruːmə/
noun
1.
a river in S Europe, rising in SW Bulgaria near Sofia and flowing generally southeast through Greece to the Aegean. Length: 362 km (225 miles) Greek names Strimon, Strymon
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struma in Medicine

struma stru·ma (strōō'mə)
n. pl. stru·mas or stru·mae (-mē)

  1. Goiter.

  2. See scrofula.

  3. Enlargement of a tissue. No longer in technical use.


stru·mat'ic (-māt'ĭk) or stru'mose' (-mōs') or stru'mous (-məs) adj.
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