Translation of "tuberculosis" - English-Spanish dictionary

tuberculosis

noun [ no plural ] uk /tjuːˌbɜː.kjʊˈləʊ.sɪs/ (abbreviation TB)

a serious infectious disease that can attack many parts of a person’s body, especially their lungs

tuberculosis
tubercular adjective uk /-ˈbɜː.kjʊ.lər/

(Translation of “tuberculosis” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tuberculosis

noun /tjubəːkjuˈləusis/

( often abbreviated to TB /tiːˈbiː/) ( medical ) an infectious disease usually affecting the lungs

tuberculosis
He suffers from / has tuberculosis.

(Translation of “tuberculosis” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)