Definition of tuberculous in English:


Syllabification: tu·ber·cu·lous
Pronunciation: /təˈbərkyələs, t(y)o͞o-


  • another term for tubercular.
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    • 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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