tuberculoid

[ too-bur-kyuh-loid, tyoo- ]
/ tʊˈbɜr kyəˌlɔɪd, tyʊ- /

adjective

resembling a tubercle.
resembling tuberculosis.

Nearby words

  1. tuberculinize,
  2. tuberculitis,
  3. tuberculo-,
  4. tuberculocele,
  5. tuberculofibroid,
  6. tuberculoid leprosy,
  7. tuberculoma,
  8. tuberculose,
  9. tuberculosis,
  10. tuberculosis cutis indurativa

Origin of tuberculoid

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

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Medicine definitions for tuberculoid

tuberculoid

[ tu-bûrkyə-loid′ ]

adj.

Resembling tuberculosis.
Resembling a tubercle.

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