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tuberculosis Full Definition

tuberculosis Full Definition

tuberculosis Full Definition
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tuberculosis
Define tuberculosis

 

tuberculosis (TB) /tjʊˌbəːkjʊˈləʊsɪs/ – noun
: an infectious bacterial disease characterized by the growth of nodules (tubercles) in the tissues, especially the lungs.
: is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. : : : Tuberculosis is spread through the air when people who have active TB in their lungs cough, spit, speak, or sneeze.
: any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.


Synonyms
Disease, Koch’s | Disease, Kochs | Koch Disease | Koch’s Disease | Kochs Disease | Tuberculoses

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