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Noun: struma (strumae)  stroo-mu
  1. Abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet
    - goiter [N. Amer], goitre [Brit, Cdn], thyromegaly
  2. A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
    - scrofula, king's evil

Derived forms: strumae

Type of: disease, T.B., TB, tuberculosis

Encyclopedia: Struma