tuberculous

adjective
tu·ber·cu·lous | \tu̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs, tyu̇-\

Definition of tuberculous 

1 : constituting or affected with tuberculosis a tuberculous process

2 : caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus tuberculous peritonitis

First Known Use of tuberculous

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tuberculous

adjective
tu·ber·cu·lous | \t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs \

Medical Definition of tuberculous 

1 : constituting or affected with tuberculosis a tuberculous process a tuberculous patient

2 : caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus tuberculous peritonitis

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