tuberous

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

Definition of tuberous

1 :consisting of, bearing, or resembling a tuber
2 :of, relating to, or being a plant tuber or tuberous root of a plant

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First Known Use of tuberous

1650


Medical Dictionary

tuberous

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

medical Definition of tuberous

:characterized by or being knobby or nodular lesions
  • tuberous xanthomas on the knees


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