[kol-uh-sin] /ˈkɒl ə sɪn/
any bacteriocin produced by certain strains of Escherichia coli and having a lethal effect on strains other than the producing strain.
colicin col·i·cin (kŏl’ĭ-sĭn, kō’lĭ-)
Any of various antibacterial proteins produced by certain strains of the colon bacillus that are lethal to other closely related strains of bacteria.
[kol-uh-sin-uh-juh n, -jen] /ˌkɒl əˈsɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun 1. any bacterium that produces a .
[kol-ik] /ˈkɒl ɪk/ Pathology, Veterinary Pathology noun 1. paroxysmal pain in the abdomen or bowels. adjective 2. pertaining to or affecting the colon or the bowels. /ˈkɒlɪkɪ/ adjective 1. relating to or suffering from colic /ˈkɒlɪk/ noun 1. a condition characterized by acute spasmodic abdominal pain, esp that caused by inflammation, distention, etc, of the […]
[kol-ik-root, -roo t] /ˈkɒl ɪkˌrut, -ˌrʊt/ noun 1. either of two North American plants, Aletris farinosa or A. aurea, of the lily family, having small yellow or white flowers in a spikelike cluster and a reputed to relieve . 2. any of certain other plants having reputed to cure . 3. the blazing star, Liatris […]
/ˈkɒlɪkˌwiːd/ noun 1. any of several plants of the genera Dicentra or Corydalis, such as the squirrel corn and Dutchman’s-breeches: family Fumariaceae
[kol-uh-fawrm, koh-luh-] /ˈkɒl əˌfɔrm, ˈkoʊ lə-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a . noun 2. . adj. 1850s, “resembling a sieve,” from Latin colum “strainer;” meaning “resembling a bacillus of the coli group” is from 1906, from coli + form. coliform co·li·form (kō’lə-fôrm’, kŏl’ə-) adj. Of or relating to the bacilli that commonly […]