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TB
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
tuberculosis - a serious and highly contagious lung infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small sores in the lungs
  • At one Illinois mental hospital, new patients were dosed with milk from cows infected with tuberculosis, in the belief that only the undesirable would perish.
    p. 11.7
  • Deasy had gone home with tuberculosis.
    p. 322.4
  • Tuberculosis, malaria, dysentery, malnutrition, anemia, eye ailments, and festering wounds were widespread.
    p. 346.4

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