Definición de tuberculize en Inglés

tuberculize

(also tuberculise)

Pronunciación /t(j)ʊˈbəːkjʊlʌɪz/ /tʃʊˈbəːkjʊlʌɪz/

verbo

marginal
  • To affect with tuberculosis; to infect with or expose to tuberculosis or tubercle bacilli; (in later use) to cause to develop resistance to tuberculosis, especially on a (supposedly) inherited or racial basis (now historical). Occasionally also reflexive.

Origen

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From tubercule + -ize, largely after French tuberculiser.