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tu·ber·cu·lous

 (to͝o-bûr′kyə-ləs, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or having tuberculosis.
2. Of, affected with, or caused by tubercles.

tu·ber′cu·lous·ly adv.
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tuberculous

(tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləs)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to tuberculosis or tubercles; tubercular
tuˈberculously adv
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tu•ber•cu•lar

(tʊˈbɜr kyə lər, tyʊ-)

adj. Also, tuberculous.
1. pertaining to or infected with tuberculosis.
2. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a tubercle or tubercles.
n.
3. a person affected with tuberculosis.
[1790–1800]
tu•ber′cu•lar•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tuberculous - constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillustuberculous - constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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tuberculous

adjective
Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis:
consumptive (no longer in scientific use), phthisic (no longer in scientific use), phthisical (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculate.
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Translations

tuberculous

[tjʊˈbɜːkjʊləs] ADJtuberculoso
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tuberculous

adjtuberkulös
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tu·ber·cu·lous

a. tuberculoso-a, rel. a o que padece de tuberculosis o que puede causarla.
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tuberculous

adj tuberculoso
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