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  • n  a person with pulmonary tuberculosis
  • a  characterized by the presence of tuberculosis lesions or tubercles
    tubercular leprosy
  • a  pertaining to or of the nature of a normal tuberosity or tubercle
    a tubercular process for the attachment of a ligament or muscle
  • a  relating to tuberculosis or those suffering from it
    a tubercular hospital
  • s  constituting or afflicted with or caused by tuberculosis or the tubercle bacillus
    a tubercular child
    tubercular meningitis

  • In 40% of tubercular cases, Surgeon Sauerbruch told the German scientists, although a few already knew the facts, the tubercular patients are entirely cured; in another 40 .
  • Second miracle was that Sister Savoie of the diocese of Chatham (Canada) had on July 9, 1926, a cure, also perfecta et instantanea, of prolonged tubercular peritonitis.
  • Through the 1940s, this Swedish import was the American movie industry's go-to gal for noble heroines: Joan of Arc, a tubercular nun and of course Ilsa in Casablanca.
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  • Lucky Seven: A Fort Stanton history lesson
    Mike Bilbo, in his living history persona as Sergeant Bilbo, Co. K, 8th Regt, U.S. Infantry, will present the history of Fort Stanton including the army years, tubercular sanitarium years, Civilian Conservation Corps and German POW years.
    June 13, 2013 - Las Cruces Sun-News

  • Grayson Perry in Times Online
    Perry, who grew up in rural Essex, said: "The biscuit tin idyll of cosy village Britain is luckily in the past, for it was a candlelit back-breaking, sexist, tubercular child-death hell."

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