tuberculoid


tu·ber·cu·loid

adjective \t-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlid, ty-\

Definition of TUBERCULOID

:  resembling tuberculosis especially in the presence of tubercles <tuberculoid leprosy>

Origin of TUBERCULOID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1923

tu·ber·cu·loid

adjective \t(y)-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TUBERCULOID

1
: resembling tuberculosis and especially the tubercles characteristic of it
2
: of, relating to, characterized by, or affected with tuberculoid leprosy

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