tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​sectorial | \ tə¦bərkyə(ˌ)lō+ \

Definition of tuberculosectorial

: of, relating to, or being a lower molar occurring in many carnivorous mammals (as the dog) and being laterally compressed with sharp anterior cusps and a heel composed of low blunt cusps

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First Known Use of tuberculosectorial

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tuberculosectorial

tubercul- + sectorial

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“Tuberculosectorial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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