tuberculoid

adjective
tu·​ber·​cu·​loid | \ tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce tuberculoid (audio) , tyu̇- \

Definition of tuberculoid

: resembling tuberculosis especially in the presence of tubercles tuberculoid leprosy

First Known Use of tuberculoid

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Tuberculoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuberculoid. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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tuberculoid

adjective
tu·​ber·​cu·​loid | \ t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce tuberculoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of tuberculoid

1 : resembling tuberculosis and especially the tubercles characteristic of it
2 : of, relating to, characterized by, or affected with tuberculoid leprosy

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