Synonyms

1. 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

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Rhymes with Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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

2. pulmonary

adjective. ['ˈpʊlməˌnɛri'] relating to or affecting the lungs.

Synonyms

  • pneumonic

Etymology

  • pulmonarius (Latin)
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