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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ni•dus*ˈnaɪ dəs(n.)(pl.)-di

  1. a nest, esp. one in which insects, spiders, etc., deposit their eggs.

    Category: Zoology

  2. any focal point in the body where bacteria or other infectious organisms tend to thrive.

    Category: Pathology

* (-dī)..

Origin of nidus:

1735–45; < L nīdusnest

ni′dal(adj.)

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  1. nidal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to nests.

  2. nidal(Adjective)

    Of the uterus, exhibiting thickening before implantation of an ovum.

  3. nidal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a nidus.

  4. Origin: From nidus.

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