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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Antituberculoso

Antituberculosis (AN-tee-too-BER-kyoo-LOH-sis)
Describes a drug or effect that works against tuberculosis (a contagious bacterial infection that usually affects the lungs).



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.