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Infection

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

Secondary Infection

An infection caused by an opportunistic pathogen. These pathogens attack organisms who's immune system is depleted due to... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Focus

Definition noun, plural: foci (general) A central point (pathology) The central site in which a disease localizes or... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Lymph nodes

Lymph nodes definition Lymph nodes are small, bean-shaped organs located in different parts of the body and act as... Read More

Corynebacterium xerosis

Definition Bacterial species characterized by being fermentative, Gram-positive, slightly curved rod-shape, typically... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Memory B cell

Definition noun, plural: memory B cells A small, long-lived B lymphocyte that was previously exposed to a particular... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Memory cell

Definition noun, plural: memory cells A long-lived immune cell that has the ability to recognize a foreign particle that it... Read More

Influenza

Influenza An acute viral infection involving the respiratory tract, occurring in isolated cases, in epidemics or in... Read More