from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or covered with tubercles; tuberculate.
- adj. Of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis.
- n. A person having tuberculosis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having tuberculosis
- adj. Tuberculate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having tubercles; affected with tubercles; tubercled; tuberculate.
- adj. Like a tubercle.
- adj. Characterized by the development of tubercles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Formed like a tubercle; forming a tubercle; shaped into a little tuber or tuberosity: as, tubercular elevations.
- Having tubercles; tuberculate.
- In pathology, characterized by the presence of tubercles; of or pertaining to tuberculosis; tuberculous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle
- adj. characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles
- adj. relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it
- adj. constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
- n. a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
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The sound of all those women with that special tubercular cough, wet lungs ripping, and the spit of blood after, echoed through the hall.
Her mother had died in childbirth and she had a tubercular father.
Unpretentious and easy to miss, it is dedicated, not to the badge-wearing Earps or their tubercular friend, John Henry "Doc" Holliday, but to the memory of brothers Frank and Tom McLaury — two of the three men who died that day.
From the twisted fingers, which was the anaesthetic form, produced by nerve-disintegration, to the corrugated lion forehead (again anaesthetic), his eyes flashed to the swelling under the right arm-pit and his brain diagnosed it as the tubercular form.
Rocquefort was posing as a visitor to a sanatorium, which was not a stretch since he actually suffered from a tubercular condition in his left lung, while Marret would be a farm machinery salesman.
There among the tubercular coughers she ministered to, he spoke to a small group of attendees, still seeking forgiveness for his SIOP role.
It's about a tubercular model looking for a lost love in the West; on her quest she is kidnapped by a band of adolescent anarchists riding in a stolen train, and she inspires their scheme to destroy a mansion made of glass ...
And into each, a little falls: south Seattle, tubercular gray October.
One Hawaiian activist has termed Cook a "syphilitic, tubercular racist" and declared it a point of pride that the captain didn't leave Hawaiian shores alive.
The trumpets and trombones screeched out the opening bars of Chameleon, their tubercular croup reverberating through the brass bells, a slow-motion collision of notes.