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Meaning of nidus

ni•dus

Pronunciation: (nī'dus), [key]
— pl. -di
  1. a nest, esp. one in which insects, spiders, etc., deposit their eggs.
  2. a place or point in an organism where a germ or other organism can develop or breed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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