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Definition 1: a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for tubercle in the sense of this definition

(tubercle is a kind of ...) a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant

"a bony process"

(... is a kind of tubercle ) a bump on the outside of the humerus where the deltoid muscle attaches

Definition 2: small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for tubercle in the sense of this definition

(tubercle is a kind of ...) a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ

Definition 3: a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis - [noun denoting state]

(tubercle is a kind of ...) any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

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