Noun(1) a central point or locus of an infection in an organism(2) a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs
(1) many models of society see the main nidus of struggle residing in the sphere of production(2) Joni had been the central nidus of her misery from Form One to Form Three.(3) The clinical significance of lymphoid hyperplasia lies in the possibility of these nodules serving as a nidus for prolapse and intussusception and in the association with immunosuppressive states.(4) What this means is that for one to find you, it must have been flying around, in which case you'd hear it, or they're nesting, in which case you'd hear them coming out of the filthy nidus .(5) They are predisposed to preoperative airway colonization and altered host defenses, thus creating a nidus for postoperative infection.(6) The central venous catheter, or an associated thrombus, can act as a nidus for infection.(7) With Helen at the core, his nidus , Don's shiniest facet was as a family man.(8) Innate immune mechanisms may also be important in preventing infections that have a nidus in the oral cavity.(9) Precipitated bilirubin may form a nidus for subsequent cholesterol deposition.(10) Conversely, their longer degradation periods could lead to prolonged discomfort from foreign material that could also provide a nidus for infection.
1. focus ::
2. focal point ::
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