1. scrofula

noun. a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands.


  • tuberculosis
  • T.B.
  • TB
  • king's evil

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Sentences with scrofula

1. Noun, singular or mass
In its syrup form (the acid being highly unstable), it is used as a pharmaceutical intermediate to manufacture various medicines for such conditions as chronic bronchitis, scrofula and malarial infections.