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  • n. Plural form of scrofula.

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  • Sometimes, however, a dryer matter is finely divided and falls into several minute portions, from which arise many hard and globular swellings, called scrofulae from the multiplicity of their progeny, like that of the sow (_scrofa_).

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

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