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tubercular Syllabification: tu·ber·cu·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌt(y)o͞oˈbərkyələr/

Definition of tubercular in English:


1Of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis: a tubercular kidney
More example sentences
  • In acute miliary tubercular mastitis breast disease is a part of a generalized miliary tuberculosis.
  • In conclusion, PCR can be used as an additional test for detecting M. tuberculosis in patients with tubercular pleuritis because conventional methods have low sensitivity.
  • A separate section of pyogenic, tubercular and brucella infection of the spine is included.
1.1 Biology & Medicine Having or covered with tubercles.
Example sentences
  • All 8 patients of tubercular breast abscess responded to repeat aspiration in conjunction with ATT.
  • Pearl used statistical methods to determine whether tubercular lesions found during these autopsies were correlated with cancer.
  • A tubercular growth center of appropriate size could produce a simple barb-like element, with cortex and medulla.


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A person with tuberculosis.
Example sentences
  • The proof of the defendant showed that he was a tubercular and at the time of the trial was awaiting transportation to the tuberculosis sanitarium for treatment.
  • In the mythology, 'the dying tubercular is pictured as made more beautiful and more soulful'.

Words that rhyme with tubercular

circular, semicircular
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