a disease caused by a specific type of bacteria that spreads from one person to another through the air. tuberculosis can affect many parts of the body, but most often affects the lungs. a person may not have symptoms of tuberculosis for years, but they may appear when the patient becomes ill with a serious condition like diabetes, aids, or cancer. tuberculosis can usually be treated and cured with antibiotics. also called tb.
|出典：北里大学医療衛生学部 医療情報学研究室編集 医学用語集|
出典:『Wiktionary』 (2014/12/27 21:12 UTC 版)
- 韻: -əʊsɪs
- (pathology) An infectious disease of humans and animals caused by a species of mycobacterium, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis, mainly infecting the lungs where it causes tubercles characterized by the expectoration of mucus and sputum, fever, weight loss, and chest pain, and transmitted through inhalation or ingestion of bacteria.
出典:『Wikipedia』 (2011/07/29 22:40 UTC 版)
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also called tuberculosis.
「tuberculosis（結核）」とも呼ばれる。 - PDQ®がん用語辞書 英語版
肺結核 - EDR日英対訳辞書
He died of tuberculosis [T.B.].
結核で死んだ. - 研究社 新和英中辞典