miliary tuberculosis

noun

Medical Definition of miliary tuberculosis

: acute tuberculosis in which minute tubercles are formed in one or more organs of the body by tubercle bacilli usually spread by way of the blood

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“Miliary tuberculosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/miliary%20tuberculosis. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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