tuberculoid

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

Definition of tuberculoid

  1. :  resembling tuberculosis especially in the presence of tubercles tuberculoid leprosy

Origin and Etymology of tuberculoid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1830


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tuberculoid

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

Medical Definition of tuberculoid

  1. 1:  resembling tuberculosis and especially the tubercles characteristic of it

  2. 2:  of, relating to, characterized by, or affected with tuberculoid leprosy

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