strumose

strumose

[stroo-mohs, stroo-mohs]
adjective
having a struma or strumae.

Origin:
1835–45; < Latin strūmōsus, equivalent to strūm(a) struma + -ōsus -ose1

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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]
 
strumatic
 
adj
 
strumous
 
adj
 
strumose
 
adj

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