enterotoxigenic
adjective Date: 1946 producing enterotoxin <
enterotoxigenic strains of E. coli
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  • enterotoxigenic — Denoting an organism containing or producing a toxin specific for cells of the intestinal mucosa. * * * en·tero·toxi·gen·ic .täk sə jen ik adj producing enterotoxin <enterotoxigenic strains of E. coli> * * * en·ter·o·tox·i·gen·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • enterotoxigenic — “+ adjective Etymology: enterotoxin + genic : producing enterotoxin an enterotoxigenic strain of bacteria …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli — (ETEC) is a type of Escherichia coli and the leading bacterial cause of diarrhea in the developing world, as well as the most common cause of Traveler s diarrhea. [http://www.who.int/vaccine research/diseases/diarrhoeal/en/index4.html World… …   Wikipedia

  • enterotoxigenic E. coli — (ETEC) (en těr o tok sī jen ik) ETEC strains of E. coli produce two plasmid encoded enterotoxins (which are responsible for traveler s diarrhea) and are distinguished by their heat stability: heat stable enterotoxin (ST) and heat labile… …   Dictionary of microbiology

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  • ETEC — Abbreviation for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli. * * * enterotoxic or enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli * * * enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli …   Medical dictionary

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