What does the word tubercle mean?

Usage examples for tubercle

  1. Why should not tenants and workers require health certificates stating that neither house nor working place is infected with tubercle bacilli? – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  2. Each is inserted superiorly into the lateral tubercle of the lower end of the first phalanx, and inferiorly to the side of the second phalanx, their most inferior fibres becoming finally fixed to the extremities of the navicular bone, where they form the postero- lateral ligaments of the pedal articulation. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks

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