Medical Dictionary

rough

adj \ˈrəf\

Medical Definition of ROUGH

:  having a broken, uneven, or bumpy surface; specifically :  forming or being rough colonies usually made up of organisms that form chains or filaments and tend to marked decrease in capsule formation and virulence—used of dissociated strains of bacteria; compare smooth
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