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adjective as in tubercular

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(c) Decomposition of exudates anywhere in the body, as in empyema, bronchiectasis, and large tuberculous cavities.

In tuberculous disease the tubercle bacillus is present in the discharge, but its detection offers some difficulties.

Tuberculous pleurisy due to direct extension from the lung may give excess of polymorphonuclears owing to mixed infection.

Tubercle bacilli can be found in the majority of cases of tuberculous meningitis.

The tuberculous patient particularly will almost surely be planning for next year the day before he dies.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tuberculous, such as: consumptive, phthisic, phthisical, and tuberculate.

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