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tuberculous

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adjective tu·ber·cu·lous \tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs, tyu̇-\

Definition of tuberculous

  1. 1 :  constituting or affected with tuberculosis <a tuberculous process>

  2. 2 :  caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus <tuberculous peritonitis>



1891

First Known Use of tuberculous

1891


Medical Dictionary

tuberculous

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adjective tu·ber·cu·lous \t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs\

Medical Definition of tuberculous

  1. 1:  constituting or affected with tuberculosis <a tuberculous process> <a tuberculous patient>

  2. 2:  caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus <tuberculous peritonitis>





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