Smooth colony | definition of smooth colony by Medical dictionary
a bacterial colony with a glistening, rounded surface; this type of colony is usually associated with increased virulence with respect to that of rough colonies.
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The isolate showed small, round, cream flat, smooth colony
characteristics except on citrate agar it showed red brown, rust coloured colonies (Table 4).
It is of great interest that the recombination region of RRA1 and those of the clinical strains with smooth colony
morphology, such as SP2 and NN2051, were the same.