tuberculoid

[too-bur-kyuh-loid, tyoo-]

Origin of tuberculoid

1890–95; < Latin tūbercul(um) tubercle or tubercul(osis) + -oid
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tuberculoid in Medicine

tuberculoid

[tu-bûrkyə-loid′]
adj.
  1. Resembling tuberculosis.
  2. Resembling a tubercle.
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