virulence

  • 21 virulence — /vir yeuh leuhns, vir euh /, n. 1. quality of being virulent. 2. Bacteriol. a. the relative ability of a microorganism to cause disease; degree of pathogenicity. b. the capability of a microorganism to cause disease. 3. venomous hostility. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 22 virulence — noun a) the state of being virulent b) a measure of how virulent a thing is …

    Wiktionary

  • 23 virulence — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acid, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acrimony, acuteness, amperage, animality, animosity, animus, antagonism, armipotence, asperity, astringency, atrocity, authority, bad blood, balefulness, banefulness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 24 virulence — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. toxicity noxiousness, harmful ness, deadliness. 2. animosity venom, hostility, malevolence, rancor, malice, acrimony. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of feeling bitter: acri , mony,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 25 virulence — vir·u·lence || vɪrÉ™lÉ™ns / vɪrÊŠl n. toxicity; hatred, antagonism …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 26 virulence — n.; (also virulency) 1. Poisonousness, venomousness. 2. Acrimony, malignancy, malignity, bitterness, malevolence …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 27 virulence — n 1. poisonousness, venomousness, ven omness, toxicity, deadliness, virulency; lethality, fatalness; noxiousness, harmfulness, hurtfulness, injuriousness, detrimentalness, detrimentality, deleteriousness, unwholesomeness, unhealthiness;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 28 virulence — vir·u·lence …

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  • 29 virulence — n. the disease producing (pathogenic) ability of a microorganism. See also: attenuation …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 30 virulence — See: virulent …

    English dictionary

  • 31 virulence — vir•u•lence [[t]ˈvɪr yə ləns, ˈvɪr ə [/t]] also vir′u•len•cy n. 1) the quality of being virulent 2) mcr the relative ability of a microorganism to cause disease; degree of pathogenicity 3) venomous hostility 4) intense sharpness of temper •… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 32 virulence — /ˈvɪrələns/ (say viruhluhns) noun 1. the quality of being virulent; actively poisonous or malignant quality. 2. venomous hostility. 3. intense acrimony. Also, virulency …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 33 virulence — The degree of ability of an organism to cause disease. The relative infectiousness of a bacterium or virus, or its ability to overcome the resistance of the host metabolism …

    Glossary of Biotechnology

  • 34 virulence — The ability of a microorganism to cause damage to its host …

    English dictionary of cancer terms

  • 35 Virulence-related outer membrane protein family — Virulence related OMP Identifiers Symbol Ail Lom Pfam PF06316 …

    Wikipedia

  • 36 Virulence factor — Virulence factors are molecules produced by a pathogen that specifically cause disease, [MeshName|Virulence+Factors] or that influence their host s function to allow the pathogen to thrive. Factors that are used in general life processes, such as …

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  • 37 Virulence (album) — Infobox Album Name = Virulence Type = Studio album Artist = Only Crime Released = January 23, 2007 Recorded = Blasting Room, Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. Genre = Hardcore punk, punk rock Length = 27:54 Label = Fat Wreck Chords Producer = Only… …

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  • 38 virulence factor — A bacterial product, usually a protein or carbohydrate, that contributes to virulence or pathogenicity …

    Dictionary of microbiology

  • 39 virulence factor — a substance or environmental factor that increases the pathogenicity of a disease causing microorganism …

    Medical dictionary

  • 40 virulence gene — …

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