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tuberculate

[ too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo- ]
/ tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, tyʊ- /
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adjective
Also tu·ber·cu·lat·ed, tuberculose. having tubercles.
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Origin of tuberculate

1775–85; <New Latin tūberculātus, equivalent to tūbercul(um) tubercle + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM tuberculate

tu·ber·cu·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tuberculate

tuberculate
/ (tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪt) /

adjective
covered with tubercles

Derived forms of tuberculate

tuberculately, adverbtuberculation, noun
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Medical definitions for tuberculate

tuberculate
[ tu-bûrkyə-lĭt ]

adj.
Having or affected with tubercles.
Tubercular.
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