HyperDic: tubercle

English > 3 senses of the word tubercle:
NOUNstatetuberclea swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
planttubercle, nodulesmall rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
bodytubercle, tuberosity, eminencea protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
English > tubercle: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.
BroaderlesionAny localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
Spanishtubérculo, tuberculum
Adjectivestubercularcharacterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles
tubercular, tuberculousconstituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
English > tubercle: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningsmall rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant.
Synonymnodule
Broaderplant process, enationA natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
Spanishnódulo, tubérculo
Catalannòdul, tubercle, tubèrcul
Adjectivestuberculatecovered with tubercles
English > tubercle: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament.
Synonymstuberosity, eminence
Narrowerdeltoid tuberosity, deltoid eminenceA bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches
Broaderprocess, outgrowth, appendageA natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant
Spanishtubérculo, tuberosidad
Catalantuberositat
Adjectivestubercularpertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle

©2001-23 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict