TITLE

adhesin

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "adhesin" is presented. Adhesin refers to the conjugation of some bacteria or a protein on the cell surface that cause aggregation of cells. The term also implies a protein found on the cell wall of bacteria that enables the bacteria to bind to the host's cells. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21218146

 

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