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Meaning of PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS

Pronunciation:  'pulmu`neree tû`burkyu'lowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
 
 Synonyms: consumption, phthisis, wasting disease, white plague
 
 See Also: T.B., TB, tuberculosis

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Infection of the lung(s) with the pathogenic micro-organism known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
 

 

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