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tuberous

 [too´ber-us]
covered with tubers; knobby.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tu·ber·ous

(tū'bĕr-ŭs),
Knobby, lumpy, or nodular; presenting many tubers or tuberosities.
Synonym(s): tuberiferous, tuberose
[L. tuberosus]
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tuberous

(to͞o′bər-əs, tyo͞o′-) also

tuberose

(-bə-rōs′)
adj.
1. Producing or bearing tubers.
2. Being or resembling a tuber: a tuberous root.
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tu·ber·ous

(tū'bĕr-ŭs)
Knobby, lumpy, or nodular; presenting many tubers or tuberosities.
[L. tuberosus]
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