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Medical Term:

tuberculid

Pronunciation: tu-ber'kyu-lid

Definition: A lesion of the skin or mucous membrane resulting from hypersensitivity to mycobacterial antigens disseminated from a distant site of active tuberculosis.

[tubercul- + G. -id (1)]

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