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teichoic acid

noun tei·cho·ic acid \tī-ˌkō-ik-\

Definition of TEICHOIC ACID

:  any of a class of strongly acidic polymers found in the cell walls, capsules, and membranes of all gram-positive bacteria and containing residues of the phosphates of glycerol and adonitol
March 27, 2015
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