goiter vs struma what difference

what is difference between goiter and struma

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔɪtə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔɪtɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪtə(ɹ)

Noun

goiter (plural goiters)

  1. (US, Canada) Alternative spelling of goitre

Anagrams

  • Rogiet, egriot, goitre


English

Etymology

From Latin strūma.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈstɹuːmə/

Noun

struma (countable and uncountable, 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 goitre.

Italian

Etymology

From Latin.

Noun

struma f (plural strume)

  1. struma

Anagrams

  • Murtas

Latin

Etymology

From struō.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈstruː.ma/, [ˈs̠(t̪)ɾuːmä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈstru.ma/, [ˈst̪ruːmɑ]

Noun

strūma f (genitive strūmae); first declension

  1. a scrofulous tumor, struma

Declension

First-declension noun.

References

  • struma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • struma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • struma in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • struma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

struma m (definite singular strumaen, indefinite plural strumaer, definite plural strumaene)

  1. (pathology) a goitre

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

struma m (definite singular strumaen, uncountable)

  1. (pathology) a goitre

Venetian

Noun

struma f (plural strume)

  1. effort, toil

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