Etymology
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tubercular (adj.)

1799, "characterized by tubers," from Latin tuberculum (see tubercle) + -ar. From 1898 as "having tuberculosis."

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Definitions of tubercular
1
tubercular (adj.)
characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles;
tubercular leprosy
tubercular (adj.)
pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle;
a tubercular process for the attachment of a ligament or muscle
tubercular (adj.)
relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it;
a tubercular hospital
tubercular (adj.)
constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus;
tubercular meningitis
a tubercular child
Synonyms: tuberculous
2
tubercular (n.)
a person with pulmonary tuberculosis;
Synonyms: consumptive / lunger
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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