Umbrella Growth Pattern | definition of Umbrella Growth Pattern by Medical dictionary
Umbrella Growth Pattern
A term of art referring to the characteristic parasol-like growth pattern of Listeria monocytogenes ‘stab’-inoculated at 25ºC in a tube filled with semisolid culture medium, which fulfills the organism’s micro-aerophilic growth requirement, and thus displays a ‘head-over-heels’ or tumbling pattern motility
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