Definition of tuberculid in English:

tuberculid

(also tuberculide)

noun

Medicine
  • Any lesion or disorder of the skin occurring in conjunction with tuberculous infection elsewhere in the body (typically as the result of hypersensitivity to mycobacterial antigens). In early use also: tuberculous infection of the skin itself (now rare or disused).

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From tubercul- + -id.

Pronunciation

tuberculid

/t(j)ʊˈbəːkjʊlɪd//tʃʊˈbəːkjʊlɪd/