noun. small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant.
noun. a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament.
- deltoid tuberosity
- deltoid eminence
- irreversible process
- reversible process
noun. a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.
Sentences with tubercle
1. Noun, singular or mass
The striped scorpion is yellowish brown in color with two stripes running the length of its back from its head to the tubercle on the tail.