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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Tuberculosis

Sonia L. Betancourt.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1579 words.

Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, an obligate aerobe, nonmotile, non-spore-forming bacillus. TB is a major cause of morbidity and mortality...

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