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  1. tubercle bacillus.
  2. tuberculosis.

Tb

Symbol, Chemistry.
  1. terbium.

TB

or T.B.

  1. tubercle bacillus.
  2. tuberculosis.

TB

Symbol, Computers.
  1. terabyte.

t.b.

  1. trial balance.
  2. tubercle bacillus.
  3. tuberculosis.
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tb

abbreviation for
  1. trial balance
  2. Also: TB tuberculosis

Tb

the chemical symbol for
  1. terbium

TB

abbreviation for
  1. torpedo boat
  2. Also: tb tuberculosis
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tb in Medicine

Tb

  1. The symbol for the elementterbium

TB

abbr.
  1. tuberculosis

tb in Science

Tb

  1. The symbol for terbium.

TB

  1. Abbreviation of terabyte
  2. Abbreviation of tuberculosis

terbium

[tûrbē-əm]
Tb
  1. A soft, silvery-gray metallic element of the lanthanide series. It is used in color television tubes, x-ray machines, and lasers. Atomic number 65; atomic weight 158.925; melting point 1,356°C; boiling point 3,123°C; specific gravity 8.229; valence 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
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