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pretuberculous

adjective pre·tu·ber·cu·lous \ -t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs \
variants: or pretubercular play \-lər\

medical Definition of pretuberculous

:occurring in, being in, or being the period preceding the development of lesions definitely identifiable as tuberculous
  • pretuberculous children

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