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Definition of the noun nidus

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noun - plural: niduses

  1. a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of nidus: focal point / focus
    • more generic word: point = the precise location of something
    • part of: focal infection = bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere
  2. a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs

Phrases with nidus

Phrases starting with the word nidus:

  1. Nidus Listerodes
  2. Nidus Micranthus

Phrases ending with the word nidus:

  1. Genus Nidus
  2. Halme Nidus
  3. Araneus nidus
  4. Chilenia Nidus
  5. Ctenitis Nidus
  6. Dryopsis Nidus
  7. Nichelia Nidus
  8. Aeranthes Nidus
  9. asplenium nidus
  10. Dryopteris Nidus
  11. Euporteria Nidus
  12. Neoseiulus Nidus
  13. Nephrodium Nidus
  14. Tillandsia Nidus
  15. Neoporteria Nidus
  16. Echinocactus Nidus

Other phrases containing the word nidus:

  1. Ophrys Nidus-Avis
  2. Listera Nidus-Avis

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for nidus

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Google previewHandbook of Histology Methods for Bone and Cartilage (2003)

by Yuehuei H. An, Kylie L. Martin

The nidus is a highly vascular, sharply defined osteoblastic proliferation that is usually less than 1.5 cm. The majority of osteoid osteomas are found within the first three decades of life. The classic presentation of the patient is with severe, ...

Google previewMusculoskeletal Imaging,The Requisites (Expert Consult- Online and Print),4 (2013)

Musculoskeletal Imaging by B. J. Manaster, David A. May, David G. Disler

The nidus is the central lucent area on radiography or computed tomography (CT ), although it may mineralize partially or nearly completely, potentially obscuring the lesion. Almost all present between the ages of 10 and 25 years.

Google previewMusculoskeletal Imaging: The Requisites (2013)

by B. J. Manaster, David A. May, David G. Disler

The nidus is the central lucent area on radiography or computed tomography (CT ), although it may mineralize partially or nearly completely, potentially obscuring the lesion. Almost all present between the ages of 10 and 25 years.

Google previewZombie CSU (2008)

by Jonathan Maberry

A nidus is a host who carries the pathogen but does not contract the actual disease. For example shellfish can carry cholera but don't become infected by it, just as black rats and prairie dogs carry bubonic plague and mosquitoes carry malaria.

Google previewMedical Geography, Third Edition (2010)

by Melinda S. Meade, Michael Emch

A natural nidus is a micro-scale region constituted of a living community, among the members of which a disease agent continually circulates, and the habitat conditions necessary to maintain that circulation in the disease system. The more ...

Google previewMedical Geography (2010)

by Melinda S. Meade, Michael Emch

A natural nidus is a micro-scale region constituted of a living community, among the members of which a disease agent continually circulates, and the habitat conditions necessary to maintain that circulation in the disease system. The more ...

Google previewShadows Bright as Glass (2011)

The Remarkable Story of One Man's Journey from Brain Trauma to Artistic Triumph by Amy Ellis Nutt

Nidus is the Latin word for “nest” and refers to the breeding place where bacteria, parasites, and other agents of disease lodge and grow. The idea of a breeding place, even for germs, appealed to Sarkin because in some ways that was still ...

Google previewColor Atlas of Pediatric Pathology (2011)

by Aliya N. Husain, MD, J. Thomas Stocker, MD

Microscopically, the nidus is a well-demarcated mass composed of interlacing and irregular trabeculae of osteoid and woven bone within a fibrovascular stroma rich in capillaries, surrounded by reactive and sclerotic bone (D). Osteoblastic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

nidus, nest.] AMI. glands which secrete material for an egg-covering (zool.). nidation (nldä'shun) n. [L. nidus, nest.] The renewal of the uterus lining between menstrual periods (phys.). nidicolous (nldlk'ölus) a.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

;ni'd91/ [L, pilus, hair, nidus, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

NIDICOLOUS Adj (Latin, nidus = nest; colere = to dwell.) Descriptive of life within a nest after eclosion from the egg stage, See Habitat. Rel. Ecology NIDIFICATE Adj (Latin, nidus = nest, facere = to make, -atus = adjectival suffix.) A term applied ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

nidus In medicine, any structure that resembles a nest in appearance or function. From the Latin for “nest.” A nidus is a breeding place where bacteria, parasites, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

nidus. n. 1. A focus of infection as a result of favourable local conditions for bacterial growth. 2. The nucleus of a crystal. nifedipine. n. A dihydropyridine * calcium channel blocker used to control high blood pressure and *angina. Sideeffects ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Nidus. A site of infection within the body from which it can spread to other tissues. Nifedipine. A memberof the CALCIUM-CHANNELBLOCKERS group of cardiovascular drugs. It relaxes vascular smooth muscle and dilates coronary.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

[L nidus nest] nidal, nictation, etc. See under nidus. niddering, nidderling nidering. niderling and niding. See ntthing niddle-noddle nid'l-nod't, adj and adv with nodding head. — vi to noddle the head; to waggle.

Google previewLexicon Philologicum præcipue etymologicum et sacrum, in quo Latinæ et a Latinis auctoribus usurpatæ ... voces ex originibus declarantur ... Editio altera ... locupletior, etc (1655)

Nidus,manfio pennatorum .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

nidus, a nest, a brood : see nest1."] A nest; anestful; a clutch or brood: as, a nide of pheasants. Johnson. nideringt, niddering (nid'er-ing), a. and n.

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David Loring

Nidus The central portion. Nidus is used to describe the point of abnormal development in *arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), nerve origin or *nucleus, or infection focus or target. (Latin nidus, a nest) Nigrostriatal A projection from the ...

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