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tuberculostatic

adjective tu·ber·cu·lo·stat·ic \ t(y)u̇-ˌbər-kyə-lō-ˈstat-ik \

medical Definition of tuberculostatic

: inhibiting the growth of the tubercle bacillus
  • a tuberculostatic drug

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tuberculostatic

noun

medical Definition of tuberculostatic

: a tuberculostatic agent

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