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ˈnaɪ dəsnidus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. focus, focal point, nidus(noun)

    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

    "the focus of infection"

  2. nidus(noun)

    a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs


  1. nidus(Noun)

    A nest for insects or small animals

  2. nidus(Noun)

    A locus of infection in an organism

  3. nidus(Noun)

    An originating point for a phenomenon

  4. Origin: From nidus#Latin

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nidus(noun)

    a nest: a repository for the eggs of birds, insects, etc.; a breeding place; esp., the place or substance where parasites or the germs of a disease effect lodgment or are developed

  2. Origin: [L. See Nidi, Nest.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nidus

    nī′dus, n. a place, esp. in an animal body, in which a germ lodges and begins to develop. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nidus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nidus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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