noun, plural tu·ber·cu·la [too-bur-kyuh-luh, tyoo-]. /tʊˈbɜr kyə lə, tyʊ-/.
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Origin of tuberculum
Words nearby tuberculum
Example sentences from the Web for tuberculum
In the Odontocetes the ribs have, some of them, the normal attachment by capitulum and tuberculum.
The other, the tuberculum, springs from the transverse process.
The tuberculum and capitulum on each of the trunk ribs are separated only by a shallow concavity.A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas|Theodore H. Eaton
In the Mystacocetes the attachment, where it exists, is very loose, and the tuberculum alone is attached to its vertebra.