tuberculate

tuberculate

[too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, tyoo-]
adjective
1.
Also, tuberculated, tuberculose. having tubercles.

Origin:
1775–85; < Neo-Latin tūberculātus, equivalent to tūbercul(um) tubercle + -ātus -ate1

tuberculation, noun
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tuberculate (tjʊˈbɜːkjʊlɪt)
 
adj
covered with tubercles
 
tu'berculately
 
adv
 
tubercu'lation
 
n

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tuberculate tu·ber·cu·late (tu-bûr'kyə-lĭt, tyu-) or tu·ber·cu·lat·ed (-lā'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Having or affected with tubercles.

  2. Tubercular.

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