Medical Definition of F pilus

1. A long, narrow structure which protrudes from the surface of the male bacterial individual and connects the male to the female bacterial individual during the process of bacterial conjugation, when genetic material in the form of the f plasmid is transferred between individual bacterial cells. (09 Oct 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of F Pilus

f-stop
f-word
f-worded
f-wording
f-words
f.
f/k/a
f/stop
f2 fragment
fMLP
fMRI
fMet
fMet-tRNA
f distribution
f number
f pilus (current term)
f protein
f stop
f urcation
fa
fa la
fa shizzle
fa veolus
faaing
faan
faas
fab lab
fab labs
fabaceous
fabada

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