Scrofula

Primary tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children and young adults. It was once thought that pigs were susceptible (scrofula is Latin for little pig)

Scrofula

• (n.) A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminution i...
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scrofula

<medicine> A constitutional disease, generally hereditary, especially manifested by chronic enlargement and cheesy degeneration of the lymphatic glands, particularly those of the neck, and marked by a tendency to the development of chronic intractable inflammations of the skin, mucous membrane, bones, joints, and other parts, and by a diminut...
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scrofula

(skrof´u-lә) former name for tuberculous cervical lymphadenitis.
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scrofula

struma 1 king`s evil noun a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
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Scrofula

Scrof'u·la noun [ Latin scrofulae , from scrofa a breeding sow, because swine were supposed to be subject to such a complaint, or by a fanciful comparison of the glandular swellings to little pigs; perhaps akin to Greek ... an old sow: confer French scrofules . Confer Scroyle
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scrofula

formerly tuberculosis, the terms `scrofulous,` `strumous,` and `tuberculous` being nearly interchangeable in the past, before the real nature of the ... [1 related articles]
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Scrofula

Primary tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children and young adults. Also called king's evil.
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Scrofula

Primary tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children an
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Scrofula

Primary tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children and young adults. Synonym king's evil.
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scrofula

scrofula 1. A form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands. 2. Tuberculosis of the lymph glands, especially of the neck. If untreated, the glands burst through the skin to form running sores. 3. Etymology: from Late Latin scrofulæ, 'swelling of the glands of the neck'; literally, 'little pigs'; from Latin scrofa, 'bree...
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Scrofula

Scrofula was a former term for tuberculosis, especially of the lymphatic glands and bones.
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Scrofula

Scrofula: An old term for tuberculosis of the lymph nodes in the neck. Also known as the King's evil.
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Scrofula

Tuberculosis involving the lymph nodes of the neck, usually occurs in early life.
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Scrofula

tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands, especially those in the neck. A disease of children and young adults. See also king's evil.
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scrofula

Type: Term Pronunciation: skrof′yū-lă Definitions: 1. Historic term for cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis.
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scrofula

[n] - a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
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