tuberculoid

adjective
tu·ber·cu·loid | \tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlȯid, tyu̇-\

Definition of tuberculoid 

: resembling tuberculosis especially in the presence of tubercles tuberculoid leprosy

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1830, in the meaning defined above

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tuberculoid

adjective
tu·ber·cu·loid | \t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ˌlȯid \

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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