Synonyms

1. mycobacterium

noun. rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases.

Synonyms

  • genus Mycobacterium
  • true bacteria
  • Mycobacterium leprae
  • leprosy bacillus
  • tubercle bacillus
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • eubacterium
  • eubacteria

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Words that Rhyme with Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

  • arteriosclerosis
  • misdiagnosis
  • asbestosis
  • thrombosis
  • symbiosis
  • prognosis
  • diagnosis
  • apotheosis
  • sclerosis
  • nephrosis
  • necrosis
  • hypnosis
  • heterosis
  • fibrosis
  • acidosis
  • psychosis
  • neurosis
  • meiosis
  • cirrhosis

2. tuberculosis

noun. ['təˌbɝːkjəˈloʊsɪs, tuːˌbɝːkjəˈloʊsəs, tuːˌbɝːkjuːˈloʊsəs'] 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).

Synonyms

  • miliary tuberculosis
  • consumption
  • struma
  • wasting disease
  • scrofula
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • phthisis
  • TB
  • king's evil
  • infectious disease
  • lupus vulgaris
  • T.B.
  • Pott's disease

Example sentences of the word mycobacterium-tuberculosis


1. Noun Phrase
According to information from the Mayo Clinic, tuberculosis is a disease which occurs when the body's lungs are infected with a bacteria called mycobacterium tuberculosis.

2. Noun Phrase
Perform regular exercise during your course of treatment in order to ensure that the mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria is completely removed from your body.

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