Definition of Pulmonary tuberculosis

1. Noun. Involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body.

Exact synonyms: Consumption, Phthisis, Wasting Disease, White Plague
Generic synonyms: T.b., Tb, Tuberculosis

Definition of Pulmonary tuberculosis

1. Noun. (pathology) The most common form of active tuberculosis (TB) infecting the lungs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

pulmonary artery
pulmonary circulation
pulmonary congestion
pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pulmonary embolisms
pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary function test
pulmonary oedema
pulmonary pleura
pulmonary plexis
pulmonary reserve
pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary toilet
pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis (current term)
pulmonary valve
pulmonary vein
pulmonic sounds

Literary usage of Pulmonary tuberculosis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"To obviate such occurrences, many authors have, in recent years, emphasized various chronic lung affections simulating pulmonary tuberculosis. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"Peculiarities of pulmonary tuberculosis at the Extremes of Life Old Age. ... pulmonary tuberculosis in the aged is usually latent and runs a slow course. ..."

3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1913)
"It has been very gen erally appreciated by physicians that the evidences of disease in pulmonary tuberculosis are not entirely and purely caused by the ..."

4. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1907)
"DEATH IN pulmonary tuberculosis. Tuberculosis of the lungs is a slowly ... Eliminating the comparatively few cases of pulmonary tuberculosis that terminate ..."

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