- a tuberculous person.
Origin of tubercular
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Examples from the Web for tubercular
In Denmark in 1894 over forty per cent were diagnosed as tubercular.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
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From what diseases is the tubercular syphiloderm to be differentiated?
In this way the tubercular masses and various other lesions are formed.
In a tubercular organism, the action of Vanadiol is two-fold.
Many of them were tubercular, and most of them were under-fed.The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines
- of, relating to, or symptomatic of tuberculosis
- of or relating to a tubercle or tubercles
- characterized by the presence of tubercles
- a person with tuberculosis
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Word Origin and History for tubercular
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or covered with tubercles; tuberculate.
- Of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis.
- A person having tuberculosis.
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