Definition of tuberculoma in English:

tuberculoma

(also tuberculome)

noun

Medicine
  • A tumour-like mass of tuberculous infection. In early use also: †the disease tuberculosis (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From classical Latin tūberculum tubercle + -oma. With the some forms compare French tuberculome and -ome.

Pronunciation

tuberculoma

/t(j)ʊˌbəːkjʊˈləʊmə//tʃʊˌbəːkjʊˈləʊmə/