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English noun: struma

1. struma (state) abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet

Synonymsgoiter, goitre, thyromegaly

Broader (hypernym)disease

2. struma (state) a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands

Synonymsking's evil, scrofula

Broader (hypernym)T.B., TB, tuberculosis

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