tuberculoid


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tuberculoid

 [too-ber´ku-loid]
resembling a tubercle or tuberculosis.

tu·ber·cu·loid

(tū-ber'kyū-loyd),
Resembling tuberculosis or a tubercle.
[tuberculo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

tuberculoid

/tu·ber·cu·loid/ (too-ber´ku-loid) resembling a tubercle or tuberculosis.

tuberculoid

(to͝o-bûr′kyə-loid′, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Resembling tuberculosis, as in being characterized by tubercular lesions: tuberculoid leprosy.
2. Resembling a tubercule.

tu·ber·cu·loid

(tū-bĕr'kyū-loyd)
Resembling tuberculosis or a tubercle.
[tuberculo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

tuberculoid

resembling a tubercle or tuberculosis.
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