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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands; Abnormally enlarged thyroid gland.

Usage examples (18)
  • The bleeding stopped, and, like the struma, it did not show itself anymore.
  • Laurentius reports that Francis I, when a prisoner in Spain, cured a great number of people of struma (scrofula).
  • The necessity for such instruction is somewhat indicated, in the effect upon the prenatal state, of such conditions as scrofula or struma, of various forms of...
  • She was one of those beautiful white-and-pink creatures who are rotten with struma. for more
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