- 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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- pathol an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland; goitre
- botany a swelling, esp one at the base of a moss capsule
- another word for scrofula
Word Origin for struma
C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up
- 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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- Enlargement of a tissue. No longer in technical use.
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