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synonyms for tuberculosis

  • consumption
  • phthisis
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How to use tuberculosis in a sentence

In “Illness as Metaphor,” Sontag wrote about diseases — cancer and tuberculosis — that took their toll over relatively long periods, so the experience of being ill lasted months or years.
THE VIRUS CAUSED MORE THAN A PANDEMIC. IT SET US ALL ABLAZE.PHILIP KENNICOTTFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The vaccine has additional benefits beyond protecting people from tuberculosis.
HERE’S WHERE ALL THE COVID-19 VACCINE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY STANDKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Murdoch Children’s Research InstituteThe BCG vaccine was created in the early 20th Century to prevent tuberculosis and is given to more than 100 million children around the world every year.
HERE’S WHERE ALL THE COVID-19 VACCINE CANDIDATES CURRENTLY STANDKATE BAGGALEYDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
He had been charged with figuring out why some children, who were otherwise perfectly healthy, fell severely ill after receiving the tuberculosis vaccine.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Another hypothesis involves the BCG vaccine, a century-old inoculation against tuberculosis that has been touted as a “flak-jacket” and a “game-changer” against the novel coronavirus.
WHY SOUTH ASIA’S COVID-19 NUMBERS ARE SO LOW (FOR NOW)PUJA CHANGOIWALAJUNE 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It is sometimes met with in the sputum of catarrhal pneumonia, bronchitis, and tuberculosis.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
It is small in cloudy swelling from toxins and drugs, and variable in renal tuberculosis and neoplasms.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Blood-streaked sputum is strongly suggestive of tuberculosis, and is more common in the early stages than later.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Considerable hemorrhages from the bladder may occur in vesical calculus, tuberculosis, and newgrowths.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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