tuberculum

[ too-bur-kyuh-luhm, tyoo- ]
/ tʊˈbɜr kyə ləm, tyʊ- /

noun, plural tu·ber·cu·la [too-bur-kyuh-luh, tyoo-]. /tʊˈbɜr kyə lə, tyʊ-/.

a tubercle.

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Origin of tuberculum

1685–95; <New Latin, Latin
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Medical definitions for tuberculum

tuberculum
[ tu-bûrkyə-ləm ]

n. pl. tu•ber•cu•la (-lə)

tubercle
A circumscribed, rounded, solid elevation on the skin, mucous membrane, or surface of an organ.
A slight elevation from the surface of a bone giving attachment to a muscle or ligament.
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