pathogenic

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any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales actinomycete
(of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms antisepsis , asepsis , sterileness , sterility
genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals Aspergillus , genus Aspergillus
genus of pathogenic yeastlike fungi Blastomyces , genus Blastomyces
species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety E. coli , Escherichia coli
small spirochetes some parasitic or pathogenic family Treponemataceae , Treponemataceae
includes many pathogenic species genus Staphylococcus
system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response immune system
(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease infection
pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms infection
(pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body invasion
cholesterol in low-density lipoproteins; the `bad' cholesterol; a high level in the blood is thought to be related to various pathogenic conditions LDL cholesterol
bacteria usually producing greenish fluorescent water-soluble pigment; some pathogenic for plants and animals pseudomonad
rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon shigella
parasitic or free-living bacteria; many pathogenic to humans and other animals spirochaete , spirochete
bacteria, spiral pathogenic spirochete
bacteria, round or ovoid pathogenic streptococcus
immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies vaccine , vaccinum
infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans viral infection , virus infection
(virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein virus
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