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Prion

prion Origin: proteinaceous infectious particle (microbiology) an infectious protein particle similar to a virus but... Read More

Vacuolization

Definition noun, plural: vacuolizations The formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles; being filled with... Read More

Molecular Biology of the Cell, Fourth Edition: A Problems Approach

      AUTHORS:  Wilson/ Hunt PRODUCT DETAILS:... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Microorganism

Definition noun, plural: microorganisms An organism that is microscopic or submicroscopic, which means it is too small to... Read More

Proteinaceous

Definition adjective Of, relating to, consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to protein. Supplement See also:... Read More

Infectious disease

Definition noun A disease due to the presence of an infective particle, especially a microbial pathogenic agent that is... Read More

Pathogenicity

Definition noun, plural: pathogenicities The capability (of a pathogenic agent) to cause disease Supplement Pathogenicity... Read More

Endogenous pyrogen

Definition noun, plural: endogenous pyrogens A type of pyrogen produced by activated immune cells, and incite the rise in... Read More

Exogenous pyrogen

Definition noun, plural: exogenous pyrogen A type of pyrogen that is of microbial origin, such as the lipopolysaccharide in... Read More