The historic designation for scrofula (tuberculosis, lymph node). The disease is so called from the belief that it could be healed by the touch of a king. This term is used only for historical articles using the name "king's evil", and is to be differentiated from scrofula as lymph node tuberculosis in modern clinical medicine.

(12 Dec 1998)

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A U.S. Dentist, 1829-1913.

See: Kingsley splint.

(05 Mar 2000)

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Kingsley splintmedical dictionary

A winged maxillary splint used to apply traction to reduce maxillary fractures as well as immobilise them by having the wings attached to a head appliance by elastics.

Synonyms: reverse Kingsley splint.

(05 Mar 2000)

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<zoology> The black angel fish. See Angel fish, under Angel.

(01 Mar 1998)

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