antituberculosis

adjective

an·​ti·​tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​sis ˌan-tē-tu̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce antituberculosis (audio)
-tyu̇-,
ˌan-tī-
variants or antitubercular or antituberculous
: used or effective against tuberculosis
antituberculosis drug treatment
antitubercular medications
antituberculous activity

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antituberculosis was in 1844

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“Antituberculosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antituberculosis. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

antituberculosis

adjective
an·​ti·​tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​sis ˌant-i-t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antituberculosis (audio)
variants or antitubercular or antituberculous
: used or effective against tuberculosis
antituberculosis drugs
antituberculosis activity
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