Struma



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.
noun
1.
a river in S Europe, flowing SE through SW Bulgaria and NE Greece into the Aegean. 225 miles (362 km) long.
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
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

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

Goiter.

See scrofula.

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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