tuberculinize

[ too-bur-kyuh-luh-nahyz, tyoo- ]
/ tʊˈbɜr kyə ləˌnaɪz, tyʊ- /

verb (used with object), tu·ber·cu·lin·ized, tu·ber·cu·lin·iz·ing.

to inoculate with tuberculin.
to cause to form tubercles.

verb (used without object), tu·ber·cu·lin·ized, tu·ber·cu·lin·iz·ing.

to form tubercles.

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Also especially British, tu·ber·cu·lin·ise .

Origin of tuberculinize

First recorded in 1890–95; tuberculin + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM tuberculinize

tu·ber·cu·lin·i·za·tion, tu·ber·cu·li·na·tion, noun
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