Synonyms of tubercle


1. tubercle, lesion

usage: a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

2. nodule, tubercle, plant process, enation

usage: small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant

3. tuberosity, tubercle, eminence, process, outgrowth, appendage

usage: a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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Definition and meaning of tubercle (Dictionary)