tuberculin

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tu·ber·cu·lin

 (to͝o-bûr′kyə-lĭn, tyo͝o-)
n.
A sterile liquid containing proteins extracted from cultures of tubercle bacilli and used in tests for tuberculosis.

[Latin tūberculum, tubercle; see tubercle + -in.]

tuberculin

(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪn)
n
(Medicine) a sterile liquid prepared from cultures of attenuated tubercle bacillus and used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis

tu•ber•cu•lin

(tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪn, tyʊ-)

n.
a sterile liquid prepared from cultures of the tubercle bacillus, used in a scratch test for tuberculosis.
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Noun1.tuberculin - a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis
liquid - fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
Translations

tuberculin

[tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪn] Ntuberculina f

tuberculin

nTuberkulin nt; tuberculin-testedtuberkulingetestet

tu·ber·cu·lin

n. tuberculina, compuesto preparado del bacilo de la tuberculosis usado en las pruebas de diagnóstico de infecciones de la tuberculosis.

tuberculin

n tuberculina
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Preliminary experiments on guinea pigs found that sensitins had biological and specific activity, identical to avian purified protein derivative tuberculin.
A purified protein derivative tuberculin test read as negative after 48 hours.

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