\tjˈuːbəkjˌʊlɪn bˈe͡ɪɹɪŋz], \tjˈuːbəkjˌʊlɪn bˈeɪɹɪŋz], \t_j_ˈuː_b_ə_k_j_ˌʊ_l_ɪ_n b_ˈeɪ_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ_z]\
Definitions of TUBERCULIN BEHRING'S
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(1) An extract made by the treatment of tubercle bacilli with chloral hydrate and alcohol is called tuberculase; the process is very complicated; the preparation is now recommended solely for the immunizing treatment of tuberculous cattle; (2) tulase is a somewhat similar preparation obtained by treating tubercle bacilli with chlorides; it is employed by v. Behring in the prevention of tuberculosis in children, being given in milk.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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- The malarial gametocyte or any similar form in other protozoa. threadlike body, cast off from male element of malarial parasite, which fertilizes the female element.