Struma

[stroo-mah]
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British Dictionary definitions for struma-river

struma

noun plural -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 Formsstrumatic (struːˈmætɪk), strumous (ˈstruːməs) or strumose (ˈstruːməʊs), adjective

Word Origin for struma

C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up

Struma

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-river in Medicine

struma

[strōōmə]
n. pl. stru•mas
  1. Goiter.
  2. scrofula
  3. Enlargement of a tissue. No longer in technical use.
Related formsstru•matic (-mătĭk) null null adj.
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