struma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin strūma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

struma (plural strumas or strumae)

  1. (pathology) Scrofula.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 186:
      This was the healing ritual for the King's Evil, the name given to scrofula or struma, the tubercular inflammation of the lymph glands of the neck.
  2. (pathology) A scrofulous swelling; a tumour or goiter.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

struma f (plural strume)

  1. struma

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

struma f (plural strume)

  1. effort, toil