Definition of Tubercles

1. Noun. (plural of tubercle) ¹

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Definition of Tubercles

1. tubercle [n] - See also: tubercle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubercles

tuberal nuclei
tubercle bacillus
tubercle of anterior scalene muscle
tubercle of iliac crest
tubercle of nucleus gracilis
tubercle of rib
tubercle of saddle
tubercle of scaphoid bone
tubercle of tooth
tubercle of trapezium
tubercle of upper lip
tubercles (current term)
tubercula dolorosa
tuberculin-type hypersensitivity
tuberculin skin test

Literary usage of Tubercles

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1899)
"These tubercles are, with very few exceptions, peculiar to a certain order of plants known ... These tubercles are the outgrowths of the plants themselves, ..."

2. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1906)
"healed tubercles. The small number is readily accounted for by the fact that the cases had died of advanced tuberculosis, and all tubercles not actually ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"423-452, may be found an interesting paper by O. Zinsser on the root tubercles of the Leguminosa:. This paper contradicts some of the statements of Frank, ..."

4. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1906)
"On each joint a transverse row of short black tubercles, encircled by a white ... On joints 2, 3 and 4 were four tubercles, of which the middle ones were ..."

5. Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Physic Delivered at King's by Thomas Watson, David Francis Condie (1855)
"In 180 cases in which tubercles of the lungs existed in children, l)r. Green found the brain to he affected with tubercles in one-ninth of the cases ..."

6. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1899)
"Bristles from all tubercles beneath spiracles bright rust-red. On dorsum of segment 2 the bristles from front half of tubercles are bright rust-red. ..."

7. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"The legume root-tubercles, or "nodules," are small galls on the roots of ... History of the study of root-tubercles. While the history of the study of these ..."

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