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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

(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]
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Association of three species of Strymon Hubner (Lycaenidae: Theclinae: Eumaeini) with bromeliads in southern Brazil.
Territory preferences and intensity of competition in the gray hairstreak Strymon melinus (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) and the taran tula hawk wasp Hemipepsis ustulata (Ilymenoptera, Pompilidae).
Rather interestingly, her tapestry is a pictorial compression of a large part of the myth: it begins and ends with the tragic and lonely figure of the grieving Orpheus by the bank of the River Strymon, but in between is an image of Eurydice being bitten by the snake in the grass and dying, then Orpheus--'el osado marido, que bajaba / al triste reino de la escura gente'--going down into Hades to get her back, and finally his fatal glance back whence he loses her again and for ever.
Such is the case for the "fleuve Strymon" (fable 11), known previously as the "Palestin"; and again for the "fleuve Phasis" (fable 5), formally called the "Arct ure," a name infinitely more suitable, or rather natural, by virtue of the river's geographical position in "the most northerly elevation" (la plus Septentrionale elevation; P:266), under "the Arctic star" (estoile Polaire), "which is between the legs of Bootes, the northern constellation" (F:265, my emphasis).
Its limits were set by Thucydides at Arnisa in Eordaea (4.128.3 [GREEK TEXT OMITTED]) and at the Strymon river in the east (2.99.4 [GREEK TEXT OMITTED]).
The Esclavoy were the Slavs, Sorbies and Soy the Serbians and Serbs, the Ermines and Ormadens were the Armenians, the Turs and Pers were the Turks and Persians, the Pinceneis were the Pechenegs, the Avers the Avars, the Hums and Hangies the Huns and Hungarians, the Astrimnoies were the people from Strymon in Macedonia.
The hurricane that came from Strymon, / breeding deadly delays, starvation, lost anchorages, / driving crews to aimless wanderings, / ...
Principal battles: Alexandria (El Iskandariyah) (1177); Durazzo (Durres), the Strymon (Struma) (1185).
Declining food and drink, he sat by the River Strymon and sang his twice-felt grief.
While most of the federally endangered butterflies in southern Florida such as the Miami blue, Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri (Comstock & Huntington), the Schaus swallowtail, Papilio aristodemus ponceanus (Schaus), the Bartram's scrub-hairstreak, Strymon acis bartrami (Comstock & Huntington), and the Florida leafwing, Anaea troglodyta floridalis (Johnson & Comstock), have remained confined to their historical ecosystems, the Atala has expanded its traditional habitats to include high-traffic urban parks and natural areas, as well as domestic and botanical gardens (Koi 2013; Koi & Daniels 2015; Koi & Hall 2016; Ramfrez-Restrepo et al.