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Definition 1: infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages) - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for tuberculosis in the sense of this definition

(tuberculosis is a kind of ...) a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

(... is a kind of tuberculosis ) TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine

(... is a kind of tuberculosis ) acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)

(... is a kind of tuberculosis ) involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

(... is a kind of tuberculosis ) a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands

(... is a kind of tuberculosis ) tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars

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