tuberculate

[too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo-]
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Origin of tuberculate

1775–85; < New Latin tūberculātus, equivalent to tūbercul(um) tubercle + -ātus -ate1
Related formstu·ber·cu·la·tion, noun
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Related Words for tuberculate

consumptive, phthisic, phthisical, tuberculate, tuberculous

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British Dictionary definitions for tuberculate

tuberculate

adjective
  1. covered with tubercles
Derived Formstuberculately, adverbtuberculation, noun
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tuberculate in Medicine

tuberculate

[tu-bûrkyə-lĭt]
adj.
  1. Having or affected with tubercles.
  2. Tubercular.
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