tu·ber·cu·lar /t(j)ʊˈbɝkjəlɚ/ 形容詞
1. Having tubercles; affected with tubercles; tubercled; tuberculate.
2. Like a tubercle; as, a tubercular excrescence.
3. Med. Characterized by the development of tubercles; as, tubercular diathesis.
adj 1: characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or
tubercles; "tubercular leprosy"
2: pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or
tubercle; "a tubercular process for the attachment of a
ligament or muscle"
3: relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it; "a
4: constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or
the tubercle bacillus; "a tubercular child"; "tuberculous
patients"; "tubercular meningitis" [syn: tuberculous]