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Meaning of TUBERCULIN

Pronunciation:  tû'burkyulin

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis
 

TUBERCULIN is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: liquid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tu*ber"cu*lin\, n. [See {Tubercle}.]
A fluid containing the products formed by the growth of the
tubercle bacillus in a suitable culture medium.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A protein extracted from the tuberculosis bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is used in tests to determine if a person has been exposed to the bacteria and is in danger of coming down with the disease.
 

 

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