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 epituberculosis (audio)
: 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
epituberculous adjective

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“Epituberculosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epituberculosis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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