tuberculous


tuberculous
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Relating to or afflicted with tuberculosis: consumptive (no longer in scientific use), phthisic (no longer in scientific use), phthisical (no longer in scientific use), tubercular, tuberculate. See HEALTH.

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  • Tuberculous — Tu*ber cu*lous, a. (Med.) Pertaining to, or affected with, a tuberculosis. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuberculous — [tyoobʉr′kyə ləs] adj. TUBERCULAR …   English World dictionary

  • tuberculous — Relating to or affected by tuberculosis. Cf.:tubercular. * * * tu·ber·cu·lous t(y)u̇ bər kyə ləs adj 1) constituting or affected with tuberculosis <a tuberculous process> <a tuberculous patient> 2) caused by or resulting from the… …   Medical dictionary

  • tuberculous — adjective Date: 1891 1. constituting or affected with tuberculosis < a tuberculous process > 2. caused by or resulting from the presence or products of the tubercle bacillus < tuberculous peritonitis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tuberculous — Tuberculose Tu*ber cu*lose , Tuberculous Tu*ber cu*lous, a. Having tubercles; affected with, or characterized by, tubercles; tubercular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tuberculous — tuberculously, adv. /too berr kyeuh leuhs, tyoo /, adj. 1. tubercular. 2. affected with tuberculosis: a hospital for tuberculous people. [1740 50; < L tubercul(um) TUBERCLE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • tuberculous — See tubercular, tuberculous …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • tuberculous — /təˈbɜkjələs/ (say tuh berkyuhluhs) adjective 1. → tubercular. 2. affected with tuberculosis: several tuberculous patients …   Australian English dictionary

  • tuberculous — adjective constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus a tubercular child tuberculous patients tubercular meningitis • Syn: ↑tubercular • Similar to: ↑ill, ↑sick …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuberculous — adjective Tubercular …   Wiktionary