nidus

Primary Meanings of nidus

1.
n
a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs
2.
n
a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
Full Definitions of nidus
1

n a nest in which spiders or insects deposit their eggs

Types:
hornet's nest, hornets' nest, wasp's nest, wasps' nest
habitation for wasps or hornets
Type of:
nest
a structure in which animals lay eggs or give birth to their young
2

n a central point or locus of an infection in an organism

Synonyms:
focal point, focus
Type of:
point
the precise location of something; a spatially limited location

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