Definitions for tuberculartʊˈbɜr kyə lər, tyʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tu•ber•cu•lartʊˈbɜr kyə lər, tyʊ-(adj.)

  1. Ref: Also, tuberculous.

  2. pertaining to or infected with tuberculosis.

    Category: Pathology

  3. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a tubercle or tubercles.

    Category: Pathology, Botany

  4. (n.)a person affected with tuberculosis.

    Category: Pathology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consumptive, lunger, tubercular(adj)

    a person with pulmonary tuberculosis

  2. tubercular(adj)

    characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles

    "tubercular leprosy"

  3. tubercular(adj)

    pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle

    "a tubercular process for the attachment of a ligament or muscle"

  4. tubercular(adj)

    relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it

    "a tubercular hospital"

  5. tubercular, tuberculous(adj)

    constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus

    "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous patients"; "tubercular meningitis"


  1. tubercular(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or having tuberculosis

  2. tubercular(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Tubercular(adj)

    having tubercles; affected with tubercles; tubercled; tuberculate

  2. Tubercular(adj)

    like a tubercle; as, a tubercular excrescence

  3. Tubercular(adj)

    characterized by the development of tubercles; as, tubercular diathesis


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