TITLE

teichoic acid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2152
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "teichoic acid" is presented. It refers to a polymer found in the cell walls of some gram positive bacteria.
ACCESSION #
21248019

 

Related Articles

  • antistaphylococcic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p141 

    A definition of the medical term "antistaphylococcic" is presented. Antistaphylococcic means destructive to staphylococci. The term originated from the words "anti" which means against, "staphyle" which means bunch of grapes, and "cocci" which means bacteria. The definition is from the "Taber's...

  • hemophil.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p969 

    A definition of the medical term "hemophil" is presented. Hemophil refers to the type of bacteria that grows very well on agar that contains blood. The term originated from the words "haima" meaning blood and "philein" which means to love. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • holotrichous.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1005 

    A definition of the term "holotrichous" is presented, which refers to the entire covering of flagella of certain protozoa and bacteria.

  • homoblastic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1007 

    A definition of the medical term "homoblastic" is presented, which means developing from one kind of tissue.

  • mesophile.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1347 

    A definition of the medical term mesophile is presented. The term refers to organisms preferring moderate temperatures, as some bacteria, which develop best at temperatures between 15 degrees and 43 degrees celsius. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by...

  • monobacterial.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1378 

    A definition of the medical term "monobacterial" is presented. Monobacterial refers to a single species of bacteria. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • moruloid.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1388 

    A definition of the medical term "moruloid" is presented. Moruloid refers to a bacterial colony made up of a mass resembling a mulberry. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • M.P.N.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1393 

    A definition of the medical acronym "M.P.N." is presented, which means "most probable number" of bacteria in a quantity of solution. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • Mycoplasma.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1411 

    A definition of the medical term "Mycoplasma" is presented, which refers to a group of bacteria that lack cell walls and are highly pleomorphic. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics