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Medical Term:

scrofula

Pronunciation: skrof'yu-la

Definition: Historic term for cervical tuberculous lymphadenitis.

[L. scrofulae (pl. only), a glandular swelling, scrofula, fr. scrofa, a breeding sow]

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