Ghon tubercle

noun
\ˈgän-\
variants: or less commonly Ghon focus

Definition of Ghon tubercle 

: the primary tubercle occurring in the lung of a child as the initial lesion of tuberculous infection and appearing as a bean-shaped shadow in the radiogram

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History and Etymology for Ghon tubercle

after Anton Ghon †1936 Czechoslovakian pathologist

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