Definition of Tuberous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling a tuber. "A tuberous root"

Partainyms: Tuber
Derivative terms: Tuber, Tuberosity

Definition of Tuberous

1. a. Covered with knobby or wartlike prominences; knobbed.

Definition of Tuberous

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, resembling, or producing tubers ¹

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Definition of Tuberous

1. pertaining to a tuber [adj] - See also: tuber

Medical Definition of Tuberous

1. Swollen, of roots, tuber-like. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuberous

tuberositas sacralis
tuberositas tibiae
tuberositas ulnae
tuberositas unguicularis
tuberosity for serratus anterior muscle
tuberosity of cuboid bone
tuberosity of distal phalanx
tuberosity of fifth metatarsal
tuberosity of first metatarsal
tuberosity of navicular bone
tuberosity of radius
tuberosity of ulna
tuberosity reduction
tuberous (current term)
tuberous begonia
tuberous plant
tuberous root
tuberous sclerosis
tuberous vetch

Literary usage of Tuberous

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1. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"German Rampion. Jerusalem Artichoke. Oxalis, tuberous. ... Sweet Potato. tuberous-rooted Chickling Vetch. tuberous-rooted ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"tuberous sclerosis is a gliomatosis, which may be neoplastic, though this is not certain (Vogt). Nut-sized firm masses, often quite prominent, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Other important papers on the tuberous species are Berthault, Recher- ches botaniques sur les varietes cultivees du Solanum tuberosum et les ..."

4. A Manual for the Practice of Surgery by Thomas Bryant (1881)
"W. A section of the tuberous form in Fig. 456. For the microscopical appearances of ... It is found in the gland as an infiltrating and tuberous growth. ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Smooth herb, with a wand-like stem from a (bitter) thick and abrupt tuberous rootstock, terminated by a wand- like spiked raceme (1-3 dm. long) of small ..."

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