resistance transfer factor


noun


Nearby words

  1. resistance,
  2. resistance level,
  3. resistance plasmid,
  4. resistance thermometer,
  5. resistance training,
  6. resistance welding,
  7. resistance, free french,
  8. resistant,
  9. resistantly,
  10. resistate

Origin of resistance transfer factor

First recorded in 1955–60

Also called resistance factor.

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Medicine definitions for resistance transfer factor

resistance transfer factor

n.

The transfer gene of a conjugative resistance plasmid.

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