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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A notch on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament; Small rounded wartlike notch on a plant.

Usage examples (27)
  • TB is caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is also called a tubercle bacillus.
  • Tuberculosis, or 'TB', is a disease caused by a germ (called the tubercle bacterium or Mycobacterium tuberculosis).
  • This containing structure, called a tubercle, physically protects the bacteria from being destroyed by the immune system.
  • In the female a deep groove forms around the phallus and separates it from the rest of the cloacal tubercle, which is now termed the genital tubercle. for more
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