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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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"After the Struma incident on the 14th (August), I was informed that there was such a case and I immediately ordered a review."
Teniendo en cuenta los hallazgos microscopicos se hicieron los diagnosticos de struma ovarii derecho y de teratoma quistico maduro en ovario izquierdo.
The same is true for histologic malignancy in struma ovarii, as it does not necessarily equate with biological malignancy.
The common presenting symptoms of struma ovarii are abdominal pain, abdominal mass, vaginal bleeding, ascities and pseudo-meig syndrome.
Gorbatenko, made it clear to the Turks that it would be too perilous for the Struma to put to sea again in German-patrolled waters even if it could be rendered seaworthy.
Meanwhile, relatives of the long-ago deceased (plus 79-year-old David Stoliar, the Struma's sole survivor) orchestrate their own commemorative reunion nearby, flying in from myriad points around the globe.
On its way to Palestine, the Struma ran into engine trouble.
Struma ovarii: a rare form of presentation and clinical review.
Struma ovarii is a monodermal variant of ovarian teratoma, which was initially described by Bottlin in 1888 and, later, by Pick in 1902 and 1903, who recognized that struma ovarii was composed of thyroid tissue.
The Struma carried Jewish refugees who were fleeing Nazi tyranny to Palestine but along the journey its engines broke down and while stranded in the Black Sea it was eventually hit by a Soviet torpedo.
The company's waste caused a huge fire on Struma motorway.