struma

noun
stru·​ma | \ ˈstrü-mə How to pronounce struma (audio) \
plural strumae\ ˈstrü-​(ˌ)mē How to pronounce struma (audio) , -​ˌmī \ or strumas

Definition of struma

: goiter

First Known Use of struma

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for struma

Latin, swelling of the lymph glands

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“Struma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/struma. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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struma

noun
stru·​ma | \ ˈstrü-mə How to pronounce struma (audio) \
plural strumae\ -​(ˌ)mē How to pronounce struma (audio) \ or strumas

Medical Definition of struma

: goiter

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