antituberculosis

adjective an·ti·tu·ber·cu·lo·sis \ ˌan-tē-tu̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs , -tyu̇- , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antitubercular play \ˌan-tē-tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-lər, -tyu̇-, ˌan-tī-\ or antituberculous play \ˌan-tē-tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs, -tyu̇-, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of antituberculosis

: used or effective against tuberculosis
  • antituberculosis drug treatment
  • antitubercular medications
  • antituberculous activity

First Known Use of antituberculosis

1859

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