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  Definition of tuberculosis
  1. infection 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)
Similar Words: TB, T.B.

 

Hyponyms: Pott's disease, miliary tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague, scrofula, struma, king's evil, lupus vulgaris

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: туберкулоза   Dutch: tuberculose  
Finnish: tuberkuloosi   French: tuberculose  
German: Tuberkulose   Hungarian: aszály  
Italian: tubercolosi   Japanese: 結核  
Polish: gruźlica   Russian: туберкулёз  
Serbian: grudobolja   Slovene: jetika  
Swedish: tuberculos  
 
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