[too-bur-kyuh-luh s, tyoo-]
- affected with tuberculosis: a hospital for tuberculous people.
Origin of tuberculous
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Examples from the Web for tuberculous
This is doubtless quite correct, but why should the bishop be tuberculous?The Meaning of Evolution
Samuel Christian Schmucker
Examination of all members of a family where one member is discovered to be tuberculous.Civics and Health
William H. Allen
Cows are exceedingly liable to tuberculous disease of the udder.Papers on Health
Tuberculous cattle are equally objectionable as food for dogs.Sporting Dogs</p>
Frank Townend Barton
The sides of the face, and round the eyes, are bare and tuberculous.Reptiles and Birds
- of or relating to tuberculosis or tubercles; tubercular
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- Of, relating to, or having tuberculosis.
- Of, affected with, or caused by tubercles.
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