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An envelope of loose gel surrounding a bacterial cell which is associated with the virulence of pathogenic bacteria. Some capsules have a well-defined border, whereas others form a slime layer that trails off into the medium. Most capsules consist of relatively simple polysaccharides but there are some bacteria whose capsules are made of polypeptides.
The numerical value of bacterial capsules in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of bacterial capsules in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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