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Related to tubercle: tubercle bacillus, Conoid tubercle, Lesser tubercle, Pharyngeal tubercle
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Synonyms for tubercle

a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

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small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


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

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There appears to be the remnant of a ventral tubercle on all specimens.
Four individuals were recorded (CORBIDI 010206-010207, 010297-010298), everyone showed diagnostic characters given by Duellman and Chaparro (2008) such as: skin on dorsum smooth with scattered subconical tubercles, tympanic membrane not differentiated, tympanic annulus absent, upper eyelid bearing two large and conical tubercles, heel bearing a single and conical tubercle, males with vocal slits, coloration on groins, posterior surfaces of thighs and ventral surfaces of shanks pale greenish tan.
An os trigonum should be differentiated from a fractured lateral-talar tubercle on a radiograph.
Additional measurements for males included tubercle count (TC) and tubercle score (TS).
larger tubercles on the proximal face and irregularly corrugated ridges).
The subfamily is characterized by the following synapomorphies: presence of a set of elongated spines on tibia and metatarsus of the first and second pairs of legs, six thickened and elongated setae on the anal tubercle, and a reduced number of cylindrical gland spigots on the posterior median spinnerets (Silva 2003).
22 /PRNewswire/ -- WhalePower Corporation announces today the end of an independent study by WEICan of WhalePower's Tubercle Technology, modeled on the aerodynamic properties of the leading edge tubercles on Humpback Whale flippers.
First and the foremost advantage of using these models is that these animals can be easily infected by pulmonary route as a result of few virulent tubercle bacilli get deposited in alveolar space in the same way humans acquire infection.
9) It originates from the adductor tubercle, medial epicondyle, and superficial MCL, and inserts on the upper two-thirds of the medial patellar border.
The topics include multiple paraclinoid aneurysms of the internal carotid artery, a case of carotid artery reconstruction, the surgical removal of pilocytic astrocytoma from the brain stem and thalamus, subarachoid hemorrhage with bilateral aneurysms and apoplexy of pituitary macroadenoma, large meningioma of the jugular tubercle and foramen magnum, intramedullary spinal arteriovenous malformation, intraosseous tumor of the cervical spine, and fibrous dysplasia of the paranasal sinuses and anterior cranial base.
Many of these animals are excreting vast numbers of infectious tubercle bacilli into the agricultural environment,' said Dr Thomas.
The osseous framework of the ventromedial cranial base is made up of the caudal segment of the clivus, the upper portion of the dens, the medial component of the occipital condyle, and both the superior articular facet and the anterior tubercle of C1.
Early descriptions of fishes were accompanied by simple drawings; for example, Benecke (1881) gave for each fish from Prussia (= part of Poland, Kaliningrad District, Russia, and Lithuania) a drawing of its scale or tubercle.
Two of the challenges of this condition are identifying the cause of patella dislocation and then calculating the amount of correction that would be necessary when tibial tubercle transfer surgery is planned.