struma river


a river in S Europe, flowing SE through SW Bulgaria and NE Greece into the Aegean. 225 miles (362 km) long. Unabridged
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struma (ˈstruːmə)
n , pl -mae
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
[C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up]

Struma (ˈstruːmə)
Strimon, Greek names: Strymon 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)

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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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