31 March 2004


scrof.u.lous \-l*s\ aj 1: of, relating to, or affected with scrofula 2a: resembling scrofula 2b: morally contaminated

scrof.u.la \'skro.f-y*-l*, 'skra:f-\ n [ML, fr. LL scrofulae, pl., swellings of the lymph glands of the neck, fr]. pl. of scrofula, dim. of L scrofa breeding sow : tuberculosis of lymph glands esp. in the neck