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bacterial adhesion
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Physicochemical property of fimbriated (fimbriae, bacterial) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/4195
Used For
bacterial adherence
Broader Term
cell adhesion
microbial adhesion
Related Term
adhesins
adhesion inhibition assay
bacterial growth
bacteriology
Spanish
adherencia bacteriana
Term Number
4195