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English noun: tubercle

1. tubercle (state) a swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis

Broader (hypernym)lesion

2. tubercle (plant) small rounded wartlike protuberance on a plant


Broader (hypernym)enation, plant process

3. tubercle (body) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

Synonymseminence, tuberosity

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

Narrower (hyponym)deltoid eminence, deltoid tuberosity

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