epituberculosis

noun
epi·​tu·​ber·​cu·​lo·​sis | \ -t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce epituberculosis (audio) \
plural epituberculoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce epituberculoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of epituberculosis

: an abnormal state of the tissues near a tuberculous lesion that is caused by the spread of products therefrom, occurs usually in children, and is not associated with severe symptoms

Other Words from epituberculosis

epituberculous \ -​t(y)u̇-​ˈbər-​kyə-​ləs How to pronounce epituberculous (audio) \ adjective

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“Epituberculosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epituberculosis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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