tuberculination

tuberculinize

[too-bur-kyuh-luh-nahyz, tyoo-]
verb (used with object), tuberculinized, tuberculinizing.
1.
to inoculate with tuberculin.
2.
to cause to form tubercles.
verb (used without object), tuberculinized, tuberculinizing.
3.
to form tubercles.
Also, especially British, tuberculinise.


Origin:
1890–95; tuberculin + -ize

tuberculinization, tuberculination, noun
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