pertaining to ; tuberculous.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a or .
characterized by or having .
a tuberculous person.
Historical Examples

The extract is used as a gargle, wash for ulcerous eruptions and taken internally in tubercular meningitis.
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 3 [March 1902] Various

In Denmark in 1894 over forty per cent were diagnosed as tubercular.
Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition H. L. Russell

As I sat here a moment ago I heard at least a dozen tubercular coughs.
Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards

In this way the tubercular masses and various other lesions are formed.
Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon

It has been shown in some localities that one cow out of every twenty-five was affected with tubercular disease.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, April 1899 Various

The first and second bicuspids have tubercular cusps, they being in line.
Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

Birch-Hirschfeld asserts that cheesy degeneration of the mesenteric glands is always accompanied by tubercular formations.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

For the sake of the child it must be separated from its tubercular parent.
Herself E. B. Lowry

tubercular disease has, within the past few years, been transferred from men to animals by inoculation.
The Physical Life of Woman: Dr. George H Napheys

I judged that a great many of them were tubercular, or the thin emaciated faces may have been evidences of exposure and want.
Broke Edwin A. Brown

of, relating to, or symptomatic of tuberculosis
of or relating to a tubercle or tubercles
characterized by the presence of tubercles
a person with tuberculosis

1799, from Latin tuberculum (see tubercule) + -ar.

tubercular tu·ber·cu·lar (tu-bûr’kyə-lər, tyu-)

Of, relating to, or covered with tubercles; tuberculate.

Of, relating to, or affected with tuberculosis.

A person having tuberculosis.


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