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struma  


      n   pl   , -mae  
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  
     (C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up)  
  strumatic  
  strumous  
  strumose      adj  


Struma  
      n   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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