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Definition of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

  1. A constitutional disease characterized by the production of tubercles in the internal organs, and especially in the lungs, where it constitutes the most common variety of pulmonary consumption.

Tuberculosis Quotations

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
Mother Teresa

Oh yeah, I would have been a coal miner, I would think, if I hadn't had tuberculosis when I was 12.
Tom Jones

The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis.
Leon Edel

We've taken on the major health problems of the poorest - tuberculosis, maternal mortality, AIDS, malaria - in four countries. We've scored some victories in the sense that we've cured or treated thousands and changed the discourse about what is possible.
Paul Farmer

I was very influenced by The Magic Mountain. It's a book that had a huge impact on me. I loved that as a shape for a novel: put a bunch of people in a beautiful place, give them all tuberculosis, make them all stay in a fur sleeping bag for several years and see what happens.
Ann Patchett
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Tuberculosis Translations

tuberculosis in Dutch is tering, tuberculose, longtering
tuberculosis in German is Tuberkulose
tuberculosis in Spanish is tuberculosis
tuberculosis in Swedish is tuberkulos

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