Definition of Tuberculosis in English :

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Tuberculosis meaning in English

Meaning of Tuberculosis in English

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Tuberculosis pronunciation in English

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Tuberculosis

see synonyms of tuberculosis

Noun

1. t.b., tb, tuberculosis

infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)

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Tuberculosis

see synonyms of tuberculosis
noun
a communicable disease caused by infection with the tubercle bacillus, most frequently affecting the lungs (pulmonary tuberculosis)
. Also called: consumption, phthisis. Abbreviation: TB

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Tuberculosis

see synonyms of tuberculosis
noun
an infectious disease caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles in various tissues of the body; specif., tuberculosis of the lungs; pulmonary phthisis

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Tuberculosis

see synonyms of tuberculosis
n. Abbr. TB
1. An infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles on the lungs and other tissues of the body, often developing long after the initial infection.
2. Tuberculosis of the lungs, characterized by the coughing up of mucus and sputum, fever, weight loss, and chest pain.

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