Virulence

Relative capacity to cause disease; degree or measure of pathogenicity of a pathogen. Sometimes restricted to cases in which races interact differentially with host cultivars.

Virulence

The degree of ability of an organism to cause disease.
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virulence

The degree of pathogenicity of a given pathogen.
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virulence

[n] - extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease) 2. [n] - extreme hostility
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Virulence

Ability (of pathogens) to infect organisms and cause disease
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Virulence

the relative ability of an organism to cause disease
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Virulence

Virulence: The ability of any agent of infection to produce disease. The virulence of a microorganism (such as a bacterium or virus) is a measure of the severity of the disease it is capable of causing. The adjective virulent implies extremely noxious, damaging, deleterious, disease-causing (pathogenic). Marked by a rapid, severe, and malignant cou...
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virulence

<microbiology> The degree or ability of a pathogenic organism to cause disease. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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virulence

virulency noun extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease); `the virulence of the plague`
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virulence

(vir´u-lәns) the degree of pathogenicity of a microorganism as indicated by case fatality rates or its ability to invade the tissues of the host. by extension, the competence of any infectious agent to produce pathologic effects. adj., vir´ulent., adj.
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Virulence

• (n.) Alt. of Virulency
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virulence

(from the article `bacteria`) ...of antibacterial antibiotics, the incidence of bacterial disease has been reduced. Bacteria have not disappeared as infectious agents, however, ... ...parasitologists believed this not to be the case. Instead, parasites were thought to evolve gradually toward reduced antagonism—having a less ... ...
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Virulence

the degree of pathogenicity of a given pathogen.
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virulence

Type: Term Pronunciation: vir′yū-lĕns Definitions: 1. The disease-evoking severity of a pathogen; numerically expressed as the ratio of the number of cases of overt infection to the total number infected, as determined by immunoassay.
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VIRULENCE

Measure of the disease-causing capacity of an infectious disease agent.
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virulence

The ability of a microorganism to cause damage to its host.
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Virulence

Virulence is, by MeSH definition, the degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of parasites as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the organism to invade the tissues of the host. The pathogenicity of an organism - its ability to cause disease - is determined by its virulence factors. The noun virulence derives from the ...
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Virulence

The degree of ability of an organism to establish infection and produce disease.
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VIRULENCE

The ability a microorganism has to cause an infection or disease. Microorganisms which have the ability to cause more severe disease are said to be highly virulent.
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Virulence

From the Latin word virulentus, which means 'full of poison.' The relative ability of a microbe to c
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Virulence

From the Latin word virulentus, which means 'full of poison.' The relative ability of a microbe to c
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Virulence

From the Latin word virulentus, which means 'full of poison.' The relative ability of a microbe to c
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Virulence

the level at which a disease-causing organism is able to cause a disease
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virulence

The ability of an orgnaism to cause disease
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virulence

Usually used to define the degree of pathogenicity.
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