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struma

play
noun stru·ma \ˈstrü-mə\

Definition of struma

plural strumae play \-(ˌ)mē, -ˌmī\ or strumas

  1. :  goiter



Origin of struma

Latin, swelling of the lymph glands


First Known Use: 1565

Rhymes with struma


Medical Dictionary

struma

play
noun stru·ma \ˈstrü-mə\

Medical Definition of struma

plural strumae \-(ˌ)mē\play or strumas

  1. :  goiter




Learn More about struma

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "struma" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "struma"


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