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tuberculinize

[too-bur-kyuh-luh-nahyz, tyoo-] /tʊˈbɜr kyə ləˌnaɪz, tyʊ-/
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
1890-1895
1890-95; tuberculin + -ize
Related forms
tuberculinization, tuberculination, noun
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