tubercular

Definitions

  • No, this isn't a collection of tubercular microbes
    No, this isn't a collection of tubercular microbes
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj tubercular constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus "a tubercular child","tuberculous patients","tubercular meningitis"
    • adj tubercular relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it "a tubercular hospital"
    • adj tubercular pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle "a tubercular process for the attachment of a ligament or muscle"
    • adj tubercular characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles "tubercular leprosy"
    • n tubercular a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tubercular (Med) Characterized by the development of tubercles; as, tubercular diathesis.
    • Tubercular Having tubercles; affected with tubercles; tubercled; tuberculate.
    • Tubercular Like a tubercle; as, a tubercular excrescence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tubercular Formed like a tubercle; forming a tubercle; shaped into a little tuber or tuberosity: as, tubercular elevations.
    • tubercular Having tubercles; tuberculate.
    • tubercular In pathology, characterized by the presence of tubercles; of or pertaining to tuberculosis; tuberculous.
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Usage

In literature:

He had pneumonia, a high fever, and was probably tubercular.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Genital papilla: in some Smynthurids, a tubercular elevation upon which the genital aperture opens.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Let us suppose a tubercular mother gives birth to a child.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
It forms a large, tubercular mass which does not branch.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Anaemic children and those who show a tubercular tendency are treated in open air schools.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
After longer duration of tuberculosis of the brain, tubercular meningitis appears.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
Face covered with a red, dry, tubercular eruption, with some few yellow pustules.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
In the liver large and small tubercular masses are occasionally encountered.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
When he was only forty-eight years old it became apparent that he had fallen a victim to tubercular infection.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Tubercular heredity, then, instead of being a source of discouragement should rather be a source of hope.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
Sixteen of the 647 were tubercular and were transferred to institutions for tuberculosis.
"Commercialized Prostitution in New York City" by George Jackson Kneeland
Undoubtedly a large proportion of our infant mortality is of tubercular origin.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
The anterior (five to eight) ribs are two headed, the posterior with tubercular head only.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
That was, a place for poor, tubercular children.
"The Long Dim Trail" by Forrestine C. Hooker
During the stuporose stage symptoms of tubercular disease of the lungs may commence.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
These were probably tubercular in origin.
"Barium, A Cause of the Loco-Weed Disease" by Albert Cornelius Crawford
Virgin corpora lutea frequently occur under circumstances of disease, especially those of a tubercular character.
"A System of Midwifery" by Edward Rigby
The climate of the Santa Cruz Mountains is extremely favourable to sufferers from tubercular and rheumatic diseases.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 2" by Various
Many of them were tubercular, and most of them were under-fed.
"The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines" by Isabel Anderson
He happened to mention that the state was killing whole herds of tubercular-infected cattle there.
"The Yazoo Mystery" by Irving Craddock
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In poetry:

Scotland is veiled with its classic mists,
Our beaches and our lakes are abandoned;
November, supreme judge of the tubercular
Has exiled me on the banks of the Mediterranean...
"Cote D’Azur — Nice" by Henry Jean-Marie Levet