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- n. tubercle
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tubercle or tuberculum.
- n. In botany, any root of a class embracing both tuberous roots and tubercles: used specifically by Lindley.
- n. The tuberculum cinereum of Rolando.
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_Diagnosis_, to be certain, requires the demonstration of the tubercule bacilli and the characteristic cell accumulation of the tubercle in a specimen of tissue removed from the lesion.
Claus, that the "green gland" really opens at the end of the process described by Milne-Edwards as a "tubercule auditif" and by Spence Bate as an "olfactory denticle."
“Tobias Smollet thus became Europe’s tubercule; the infectious agent coursing the continental arteries.”
Koch (1897) had already called attention to the danger of grinding tubercule bacilli in open mortars. "