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struma

 [stroo´mah]
Hashimoto's struma (struma lymphomato´sa) Hashimoto's disease.
struma ova´rii a teratoid ovarian tumor composed of thyroid tissue.
Riedel's struma Riedel's thyroiditis.

stru·ma

, pl.

stru·mae

(strū'mă, -mē), Do not confuse this word with stroma.
1. Synonym(s): goiter
2. Formerly, any enlargement of a tissue.
[L. a scrofulous tumor, fr. struo, to pile up, build]

struma

/stru·ma/ (stroo´mah) [L.] goiter.stru´mous
Hashimoto's struma , struma lymphomato´sa Hashimoto's disease.
struma malig´na  carcinoma of the thyroid gland.
struma ova´rii  a teratoid ovarian tumor composed of thyroid tissue.
Riedel's struma  Riedel's thyroiditis.

struma

(stro͞o′mə)
n. pl. stru·mae (-mē) or stru·mas
1.
a. See scrofula.
b. See goiter.
2. Botany A cushionlike swelling at the base of a moss capsule.

stru·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk), stru′mose′ (-mōs′)(-məs), stru′mous (-məs) adj.

struma

(1) An enlargement of tissue, most commonly understood to be of the thyroid; goitre.
(2) An obsolete term for cutaneous tuberculosis.

goi·ter

(goy'tĕr)
A chronic enlargement of the thyroid gland, not due to a neoplasm, occurring endemically in some localities, especially regions where glaciation occurred and depleted the soil of iodine, and sporadically elsewhere.
Synonym(s): struma, goitre.
[Fr. from L. guttur, throat]

stru·ma

, pl. strumae (strū'mă, -mē) Do not confuse this word with stroma.
1. Synonym(s): goiter.
2. Formerly, any enlargement of tissue.
[L. a scrofulous tumor, fr. struo, to pile up, build]

struma

enlargement of the thyroid gland; goiter.
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To this day the sinking of the ship remains an embarrassment to the British, Turkish and Russian authorities, all of whom had reasons for wanting to get rid of the Struma.
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