Definition of tuberculous in English:

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tuberculous

Pronunciation: /tjʊˈbəːkjʊləs/

adjective

Another term for tubercular.
Example sentences
  • Mona had tuberculous meningitis when she was 12, she tells me.
  • However, doctors quickly became suspicious about her symptoms and it was discovered that she was in fact suffering from a rare form of tuberculous meningitis.
  • On the basis of the available data, albeit limited, adjunctive corticosteroid therapy with dexamethasone is recommended for all patients, particularly those with a decreased level of consciousness, with tuberculous meningitis.

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