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Meaning of QUELLUNG REACTION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the swelling of the capsule surrounding a microorganism after reaction with an antibody; the basis of certain tests for identifying microorganisms; "pneumococcus quellung"
 
 Synonyms: quellung
 
 See Also: biological process, organic process

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A technique of making the outer cell wall of a bacterium more visible (darker) by applying a certain antiserum to it.
 

 

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