Definition of Struma

1. Noun. Abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet.

Exact synonyms: Goiter, Goitre, Thyromegaly
Generic synonyms: Disease



2. Noun. A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands.
Exact synonyms: King's Evil, Scrofula
Generic synonyms: T.b., Tb, Tuberculosis
Derivative terms: Scrofulous

Definition of Struma

1. n. Scrofula.

Definition of Struma

1. Noun. goiter ¹

2. Noun. scrofula ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Struma

1. scrofula [n -MAE or -MAS] - See also: scrofula

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Struma

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strudel
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struggle
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strugglers
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struggling
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strum
struma (current term)
strumae
strumas
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strumbled
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strummels
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strumous

Literary usage of Struma

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(6) Symptoms of Hyper- thyroidism Aside from (1) the struma or goiter, the principal symptoms are referable to (2) the several domains of autonomic ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"Di*s. München (Druck v. C. Wolf u. S.), 1902, (28). 21 cm. [0484 R 4500]. Michajlov, NN Ueber neu en- stehende Fragen in der struma-Lehre. (Russ. ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst (1882)
"struma. Under the general term of struma, surgeons (whatever be their ... The terms struma, Scrofula, and Tubercle have been very variously applied by ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by Alfred Vogel (1870)
"Infants occasionally come into the world with congenital lymphatic struma, they are liable to be semi-asphyxiated, and are only with the greatest difficulty ..."

5. The Surgical treatment of the diseases of infancy and childhood by Timothy Holmes (1869)
"Has struma any connexion with syphilis, and if so, what Causes of is it? ... Of these the hereditary taint of struma seems the most powerful, ..."

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