a genetic component of some bacteria that provides resistance to antibiotics and can be transferred from one bacterium to another by conjugation.
R factor n.
See resistance plasmid.
1. Royal Field Artillery.
- Rfc 2131
networking, protocol The RFC defining DHCP. Obsoletes RFC 1531. (rfc:2131). (1998-11-22)
- Rfc 2234
standard The RFC defining Augmented Backus-Naur Form. (rfc:2234). (1997-11-23)
- Rfc 2236
networking, standard The RFC describing IGMP version 2. (rfc:2236). (1999-11-08)