Medical Definition of Focus-forming unit

1. A measurement of the concentration of live virus in a given amount of fluid. This is measured by spreading a known amount of the fluid over a layer of cultured cells which are infected by the virus, then counting the number of areas in the culture which look infected. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Focus-forming Unit

focalising
focalization
focalizations
focalize
focalized
focalizes
focalizing
focally
foci
focillation
focimeter
focimeters
focimetry
focus
focus-forming unit (current term)
focus-group
focus-grouped
focus-grouping
focus-groups
focus group
focus groups
focus on
focusability
focusable
focused
focused grid
focuser
focusers
focuses

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