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tubercle
American English: /ˈt(j)ubərkəl/
British English: /ˈtjuːbək(ə)l/

Translation of tubercle in Spanish:

noun

  • (Anatomy, Botany, Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • The blood supply of the scaphoid comes from the radial artery, feeding the bone on the dorsal surface near the tubercle and scaphoid waist.
    • Its fibers pass dorsally from an extensive anterior attachment to insert on the pharyngeal raphe, the pharyngeal tubercle of the occipital bone.
    • A terminal segment includes a tubercle that projects dorsally and an anus.
    Example sentences
    • When this happens, the bacteria become encapsulated in tiny tubercles (round lesions) usually in the lungs which may be seen on a chest X-ray.
    • Responding to the invasion, macrophages may huddle with other immune cells to form little nodules called granulomas, or tubercles.
    • Tuberculoma is a mass of granulation tissue made up of a conglomeration of microscopic small tubercles.

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