Clostridium parabotulinum Clostridium par·a·bot·u·li·num (pār’ə-bŏch’ə-lī’nəm)
A bacterium that produces a powerful exotoxin and is pathogenic to humans; it was formerly classified as Clostridium botulinum types A and B.
- Clostridium perfringens
Clostridium perfringens Clostridium per·frin·gens (pər-frĭn’jənz) or Clostridium wel·chi·i (wěl’chē-ī’) n. Gas bacillus.
[kloh-zher] /ˈkloʊ ʒər/ noun 1. the act of closing; the state of being closed. 2. a bringing to an end; conclusion. 3. something that closes or shuts. 4. 1 (def 2). 5. an architectural screen or parapet, especially one standing free between columns or piers. 6. Phonetics. an occlusion of the vocal tract as an […]
- Clostridium tetani
Clostridium tetani Clostridium tet·a·ni (tět’ə-nī’) n. A bacterium that causes tetanus.
- Closure principle
closure principle clo·sure principle (klō’zhər) n. In psychology, the principle that, when one views fragmentary stimuli forming a nearly complete figure, one tends to ignore the missing parts and perceive the figure as whole.