struma

noun

stru·​ma ˈstrü-mə How to pronounce struma (audio)
plural strumae ˈstrü-(ˌ)mē How to pronounce struma (audio)
-ˌmī
or strumas
: goiter

Word History

Etymology

Latin, swelling of the lymph glands

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of struma was in 1565

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Cite this Entry

“Struma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/struma. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

struma

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

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