miliary tuberculosis definition

  • noun:
    • An acute kind of tuberculosis characterized by really small tubercles in several body body organs, due to the spread of tubercle bacilli through bloodstream.
    • intense tuberculosis described as the look of small tubercles on one or maybe more body organs of the human body (apparently resulting from tubercle bacilli becoming spread in the bloodstream)

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