Any wasting or shrinking of another body part such as, for example, the eye (phthisis bulbi).
An infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs.
An infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles on the lungs and other tissues of the body, often developing long after the initial infection.
Tuberculosis, especially of the lungs.
An amount consumed.
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