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tu·ber·cu·lar

, tuberculated (tū-ber'kyū-lăr, -lāt-ed), Do not confuse this word with tuberculous.
Pertaining to or characterized by tubercles or small nodules. Compare: tuberculous.
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tubercular

(to͝o-bûr′kyə-lər, tyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or covered with tubercles; tuberculate.
2. Of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis.
n.
A person having tuberculosis.
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tubercular

(1) Tuberculated; see tuberculate. 
(2) Tuberculous.
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tu·ber·cu·lar

, tuberculated , tuberculate (tū-bĕr'kyū-lăr, -lāt-ĕd, -lăt)
Pertaining to or characterized by tubercles or small nodules.
Compare: tuberculous
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Chronic RP abscesses are rare in immunocompetent adults (8), and their tubercular etiology is still rarer (2).
A study of Cerebrospinal Fluid Adenosine deaminase and C-reactive protein in Bacterial, Tubercular and Viral meningitis.
The mean CSF CPK are 88.76 [+ or -] 15.083 mg/dl (95% CI: 84.66-93.08) for pyogenic meningitis, 50.94 [+ or -] 18.7164 mg/ dl (95% CI: 46.10-55.78) for tubercular meningitis, and 39.60 [+ or -] 7.065 mg/dl (95% CI: 37.72-41.56) for viral meningitis.
Primary Tubercular Osteomyelitis of Manubrio Sternal Joint: A Case Report.
Tubercular meningitis is a non-suppurative inflammation induced by tubercle bacillus, manifesting as colorless and transparent or light yellow cerebrospinal fluid with significantly increased lymphocyte, increased proteins and decreased sugar and chloride.
Histologically the granulomatous inflammatory reaction of tubercular ulcer may mimic other granulomatous diseases such as Wegener's granuloma, syphilitic ulcer, actinomycosis, mycotic infections, sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease, cat-scratch disease, foreign-body reactions, tertiary syphilis, and Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome [4, 5].
The differential diagnoses of tubercular trochanteric bursitis include septic bursitis, chronic pyogenic osteomyelitis, post-traumatic bursitis, postural bursitis, idiopathic trochanteric bursitis and neoplasia (4,8).
The authors are of the opinion that in a country such as India, where tuberculosis is relatively common, tubercular biliary stricture should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of hilar stricture when a patient presents with a short history and in relatively good health.
(10) The levels of ADA, an enzyme found in most cells, are increased in tuberculous pleural effusions, and this determination has acquired popularity as a diagnostic test in high-incidence areas for tubercular pleural effusion (TPE) because it is non-invasive, the assay is not expensive, and it is readily accessible.
She suffers from Old Koch's with Bronchiactasis with post tubercular obstructive airway disease with Type II respiratory failure.
The author examines the roles of tubercular hospitals, primarily Nanaimo Indian Hospital and the Charles Camsell Indian Hospital at Edmonton.
Tuberculosis affects a significant percentage of the world's population, and musculoskeletal tuberculosis constitutes 1-5% of all cases.'1Tuberculosis of the soft tissues, in the form of conditions such as tubercular bursitis, tubercular synovitis and tubercular spondylitis secondary to underlying bone involvement, is not uncommon.[2-3] Selective tissue involvement without bony abnormality, however, is rare.