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Tubercle

Tu´ber`cle
n.1.
1.A small knoblike prominence or excrescence, whether natural or morbid; as, a tubercle on a plant; a tubercle on a bone; the tubercles appearing on the body in leprosy.
2.(Med.) A small mass or aggregation of morbid matter; especially, the deposit which accompanies scrofula or phthisis. This is composed of a hard, grayish, or yellowish, translucent or opaque matter, which gradually softens, and excites suppuration in its vicinity. It is most frequently found in the lungs, causing consumption.
Tubercle bacillus
(Med.) a minute vegetable organism (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, formerly Bacillus tuberculosis, and also called Koch's bacillus) discovered by Koch, a German physician, in the sputum of consumptive patients and in tuberculous tissue. It is the causative agent of tuberculosis.
Noun1.tubercle - a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis
2.tubercle - small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant
Synonyms: nodule
3.tubercle - a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
Synonyms: tuberosity, eminence
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