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scrofulous

 [skrof´u-lus]
pertaining to or characterized by scrofuloderma or scrofula.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

scrof·u·lous

(skrof'yū-lŭs),
Relating to or suffering from scrofula.
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scrofulous

(skrŏf′yə-ləs)
adj.
1. Relating to, affected with, or resembling scrofula.
2. Morally degenerate; corrupt: "a scrofulous, grim, darkly funny burlesque on art, celebrity, and love" (Stephen Schiff).

scrof′u·lous·ly adv.
scrof′u·lous·ness n.
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