tuberous

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adjective tu·ber·ous \ˈtü-b(ə-)rəs, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tuberous

  1. 1 :  consisting of, bearing, or resembling a tuber

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being a plant tuber or tuberous root of a plant

1650

First Known Use of tuberous

1650


Medical Dictionary

tuberous

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adjective tu·ber·ous \ˈt(y)ü-b(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of tuberous

  1. :  characterized by or being knobby or nodular lesions <tuberous xanthomas on the knees>



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