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 Tuberculosis

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

How do you pronounce tuberculosis?

Pronounce tuberculosis as təˌbərkjəˈloʊsɪs.

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Sentences with tuberculosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
You must annually get a flu vaccine and test negative for tuberculosis as well.

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