HyperDic: t]b]

English > 1 sense of the word T.B.:
NOUNstateT.B., tuberculosis, TBinfection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages / stages)
English > T.B.: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaninginfection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages / stages).
Synonymstuberculosis, TB
NarrowerPott's diseaseTB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine
lupus vulgaristuberculosis of the skin
miliary tuberculosisAcute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)
pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plagueInvolving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
scrofula, struma, king's evilA form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
Broaderinfectious diseaseA disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
SpanishTB, tisis, tuberculosis
Catalantuberculosi, tuberculosis

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