epituberculosis

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

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

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