tuberculosis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tuberculosis" in British English

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tuberculosisnoun [U]

uk   /tjuːˌbɜː.kjʊˈləʊ.sɪs/  us   /tuːˌbɝː.kjəˈloʊ-/ (abbreviation TB)
a ​seriousinfectiousdisease that can ​attack many ​parts of a person's ​body, ​especiallytheirlungs
tubercular
adjective uk   /-ˈbɜː.kjʊ.lər/  us   /-ˈbɝː.kjə.lɚ/
(Definition of tuberculosis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tuberculosis" in American English

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tuberculosisnoun [U]

 us   /tʊˌbɜr·kjəˈloʊ·sɪs/ (abbreviation TB)
an ​infectiousdisease that can ​attack many ​parts of the ​body, esp. the ​lungs
(Definition of tuberculosis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tuberculosis”
in Spanish tuberculosis…
in Vietnamese bệnh lao…
in Malaysian batuk kering…
in Thai วัณโรค…
in French tuberculose…
in German die Tuberkulose…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结核病, (尤指)肺结核…
in Turkish verem, tüberküloz…
in Russian туберкулез…
in Indonesian penyakit paru…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結核病, (尤指)肺結核…
in Polish gruźlica…
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