Definición de tuberculin en inglés:

tuberculin

Silabificación: tu·ber·cu·lin
Pronunciación: /t(y)o͞oˈbərkyəlin
 
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sustantivo

  • A sterile protein extract from cultures of tubercle bacillus, used in a test by hypodermic injection for infection with or immunity to tuberculosis, and also formerly in the treatment of the disease.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Tuberculin skin testing with tuberculin purified protein derivative is used to screen persons for latent tuberculosis infection.
    • Sputum culture and smears, tuberculin testing, and radiography are all essentially 19th century inventions.
    • All pregnant patients with HIV infection should also undergo tuberculin skin testing as part of their routine prenatal care.

Origen

late 19th century: from Latin tuberculum (see tubercle) + -in1.

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Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman