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Synonyms for nidus

a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs

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As a result of abnormal airway secretions, mucus becomes a nidus for regular infections by microorganisms.
The serene and lush green lawns of Ahmedabad's NID, the country's premier design school, is the ideal backdrop for NIDUS, the design shop.
Arriving at 6am on the day of the Half Marathon, Elizabeth and a team of volunteers decorate a room at Cardiff's City Hall and arrange the catering, thanks to donations from many local suppliers, and entertainment which is provided by Nidus Children's Choir from Cwmbran.
adhere to intravascular catheters, providing a potential nidus for infection, a previous study showed that C.
If the foreign body is present for a long time, it may act as a nidus for infection and may also calcify.
Other tubes had been placed over the years, and we speculate that the retained tube had served as a nidus for the subsequent episodes of otitis.
The penetrating foreign body created a nidus of infection with what appeared histologically to be an acute recrudesence.
1) Characteristic radiological findings that suggest malignancy are periosteal new bone formation and soft-tissue extensions, while small radiolucent nidus are often seen in benign tumors, all of which are absent in the case presented.
Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are abnormal labyrinths of vessels comprising one or more arteries that drain directly into one or more veins via a nidus without an intervening capillary bed.
A computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a nidus located posteriorly at the S2 vertebra of the neighboring sacroiliac joint (Figure 2).
As a result of more than 20 years of monitoring the distribution of ixodid ticks and nidus of tick-borne encephalitis in St.
Eskiden killarin temizlenmesi icin elektrokoter kullanilmis, fakat basarisinin dusuk olusu yaninda bolgenin rekurrent uriner enfeksiyonlar icin odak, tas formasyonu icin nidus olmasi gibi problemleri beraberinde getirmistir.