What is another word for tubercle?

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[ tjˈuːbəkə͡l], [ tjˈuːbəkə‍l], [ t_j_ˈuː_b_ə_k_əl]

Tubercle is a medical term that refers to a small, rounded projection or swelling on a bone or other part of the body. There are numerous synonyms that can be used to describe this type of feature, including node, bump, gibbosity, protuberance, nodule, bulge, and swelling. These words are often used interchangeably depending on the context and the specific location of the tubercle in question. Additionally, some scientific disciplines may use more specific terminology to describe various types of tubercles, such as the dental tubercle or the olecranon tubercle. Regardless of the specific synonym used, all of these terms refer to a small, rounded protrusion on the human body.

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Usage examples for Tubercle

Experiments made with the milk of tuberculous cows in which there were no indications of udder disease do not bear out this theory, since tubercle bacilli have been found in their milk.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
tubercle bacilli in large numbers have been found in the milk and the udder under such circumstances.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Experiments have shown that in rare cases the flesh of tuberculous cattle contains a small number of tubercle bacilli.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

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