Medical Dictionary

Koch's phenomenon

noun

Medical Definition of KOCH'S PHENOMENON

:  the response of a tuberculous animal to reinfection with tubercle bacilli marked by necrotic lesions that develop rapidly and heal quickly and caused by hypersensitivity to products of the tubercle bacillus

Variants of KOCH'S PHENOMENON

Koch's phenomenon also Koch phenomenon

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July 06, 2015
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