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tuberculosisnoun [U]

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