Ghon tubercle

noun \ˈgän-\
variants: less commonly

Ghon focus

Definition of Ghon tubercle

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of ghon tubercle

after Anton Ghon †1936 Czechoslovakian pathologist


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