Words nearby scrofula
Origin of scrofula
Examples from the Web for scrofula
During recent years it has been discovered that the symptoms of phthisis and scrofula are due to a microbe, the tubercle bacillus.Darwinism and Race Progress|John Berry Haycraft
Has been recommended in certain skin diseases, and in phthisis complicated with scrofula.
He came shivering in his night-shirt, displaying his wretched little body devoured by scrofula.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
In habitual constipation; and in phthisis, scrofula, &c., instead of cod-liver oil; taken ad libitum.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The royal touch was especially efficacious in epilepsy and scrofula, the latter being consequently known as "king's-evil."Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing|George Barton Cutten