pretuberculous

adjective
pre·​tu·​ber·​cu·​lous | \ -t(y)u̇-ˈbər-kyə-ləs How to pronounce pretuberculous (audio) \
variants: or pretubercular \ -​lər How to pronounce pretubercular (audio) \

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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