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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy (Science: pharmacology, oncology) The treatment of disease by means of chemicals that have a specific toxic... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Benign

Benign Definition How to define benign? The meaning of benign in a general sense is "beneficial" and "pleasant". Benign is... Read More

O antigen

Definition noun (microbiology) A repetitive glycan polymer attached to the core oligosaccharide of the LPS layer of certain... Read More

Lanugo

What is Lanugo? Lanugo is the delicate and downy hair that covers a fetus within the uterus (womb). It is very fine hair.... Read More

Opportunistic pathogen

Opportunistic Pathogen Definition How do we define opportunistic pathogen? The opportunistic pathogen is an infectious... Read More

Diaphoresis

What is Diaphoresis? Diaphoresis is referred to excessive or profuse perspiration or sweating which may be due to... Read More

Chelating agents

Chelating agents organic chemicals that form two or more coordination bonds with a central metal ion. Heterocyclic rings are... Read More

Bolus injection

Definition noun The injection of drug in a bolus, i.e. a large volume, at once Supplement A bolus injection is the... Read More

Mannitol

Definition noun plural: mannitols man·ni·tol, ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweetish taste, occurs naturally in... Read More

Demecolcine

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A cytotoxic alkaloid isolated from Colchicum autumnale, and is used as an antineoplast... Read More

Autocrine signaling

Autocrine Signaling Definition What is autocrine signaling? Autocrine signaling is a type of cell signaling wherein a cell... Read More

Cytidine

Definition noun plural: cytidines cy·ti·dine, ˈsaɪtɪdiːn A pyrimidine nucleoside that has cytosine attached to the... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition In biology, synergistic effects are the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Micrococcus luteus

Definition noun A gram-positive aerobic harmless bacterium involved in the conversion of nitrate to... Read More