noun, plural ni·di [nahy-dahy]. /ˈnaɪ daɪ/.
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Origin of nidus
OTHER WORDS FROM nidusnidal, adjective
Words nearby nidus
Example sentences from the Web for nidus
The plants, however, have a particular existence, independent of their putrefying nidus.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
Remember, pollen-tubes protrude within anther in Neottia nidus-avis.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
Curetting should follow dilatation, in the hope that the new endometrium formed may afford a better nidus for the ovum.
His post-mortem examinations led him to believe that the intestines were the nidus of the disease.
To some of them was attached a nidus of eggs, which was deposited between the animal and the spire.