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tubercular

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adjective tu·ber·cu·lar \tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-lər, tyu̇-\

Definition of tubercular

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis <a tubercular patient>b :  caused by the tubercle bacillus <tubercular meningitis>

  2. 2 :  characterized by lesions that are or resemble tubercles <tubercular leprosy>

  3. 3 :  relating to, resembling, or constituting a tubercle <a tubercular lump>



1799

First Known Use of tubercular

1799


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tubercular

noun tu·ber·cu·lar

Definition of tubercular

  1. :  a person with tuberculosis



1925

First Known Use of tubercular

1925

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tubercular

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adjective tu·ber·cu·lar \t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-lər\

Medical Definition of tubercular

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis :  tuberculousb:  caused by the tubercle bacillus <tubercular meningitis>

  2. 2:  characterized by lesions that are or resemble tubercles

  3. 3:  relating to, resembling, or constituting a tubercle :  tuberculated




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tubercular

noun tu·ber·cu·lar

Medical Definition of tubercular

  1. :  an individual affected with tuberculosis




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