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A river, about 415 km (260 mi) long, of western Bulgaria and northeast Greece flowing southward to an inlet of the Aegean Sea.
n. pl. stru·mae (-mē) or stru·mas
2. Botany A cushionlike swelling at the base of a moss capsule.
[Latin strūma, scrofulous tumor.]
stru·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk), stru′mose′ (-mōs′), stru′mous (-məs) adj.
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n, pl -mae (-miː)
1. (Pathology) pathol an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland; goitre
2. (Botany) botany a swelling, esp one at the base of a moss capsule
3. (Pathology) another word for scrofula
[C16: from Latin: a scrofulous tumour, from struere to heap up]
strumatic, strumous, strumose adj
(Placename) 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 or Strymon
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n., pl. -mae (-mi)
2. a cushionlike swelling on a plant organ, as that at one side of the base of the capsule in many mosses.
[1555–65; < New Latin; Latin strūma swelling of the lymph glands]
stru′mose, stru′mous, adj.
a river in S Europe, flowing SE through SW Bulgaria and NE Greece into the Aegean. 225 mi. (362 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||struma - abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet|
|2.||struma - a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands|
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n. L. estruma, engrosamiento de la tiroides; pop. bocio.
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