tuberculous


tu·ber·cu·lous

adjective \t-ˈbər-kyə-ləs, ty-\

Definition of TUBERCULOUS

1
:  constituting or affected with tuberculosis <a tuberculous process>
2
:  caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus <tuberculous peritonitis>

First Known Use of TUBERCULOUS

1891

tu·ber·cu·lous

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

Medical Definition of TUBERCULOUS

1
: constituting or affected with tuberculosis <a tuberculous process> <a tuberculous patient>
2
: caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus <tuberculous peritonitis>

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