HyperDic: tubercular

English > 5 senses of the word tubercular:
ADJECTIVEperttubercularcharacterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles
perttubercularpertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle
perttubercularrelating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it
alltubercular, tuberculousconstituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
NOUNperson tubercular, consumptive, lungera person with pulmonary tuberculosis
English > tubercular: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningCharacterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles.
Example"tubercular leprosy"
Nounstuberclea swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
tuberculosisinfection 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 > tubercular: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningpertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle.
Example"a tubercular process for the attachment of a ligament or muscle"
Nounstuberosity, tuberclea protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
English > tubercular: 5 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningrelating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it.
Example"a tubercular hospital"
Nounstuberculosisinfection 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 > tubercular: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningconstituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus.
Examples
  • "a tubercular child"
  • "tubercular meningitis"
Synonymtuberculous
Broaderill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
Spanishtubercular, tuberculós
Catalanfímic, tuberculós
Nounstuberclea swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
tuberculosisinfection 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 > tubercular: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Synonymsconsumptive, lunger
Broadersick person, diseased person, suffererA person suffering from an illness
Spanishtísico
Catalantísic

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