Definition of tuberculization in English:

tuberculization

(also tuberculisation)

noun

  • Originally: the formation or development of tubercles, specifically those of tuberculosis. In later use also: infection with tubercle bacilli; resistance to tuberculosis, especially on a (supposed) racial or genetic basis (now historical).

Origin

Early 19th century. From French tuberculisation formation or development of tubercles from tubercule + -isation.

Pronunciation

tuberculization

/tʃʊˌbəːkjʊlʌɪˈzeɪʃn//t(j)ʊˌbəːkjʊlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/