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pertaining to or affected with tuberculosis; caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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(2,35) If the infection has spread to the ribs (primary tuberculotic osteomyelitis) resection followed by a year of anti-tuberculosis drug therapy has been recommended.
This leads to most lesions with epidural collections being considered as tuberculotic if the patient has a raised ESR and is clinically not septicaemic.
But there is medical reason to infer that cough rather than sneeze (zarar) is meant in a Biblical episode (2 Kings 4:35) while the word giben (from the root gav, back) in Leviticus 21:20 may refer to a hunchback (tuberculotic effect).