1. Marked by numerous small rounded projections, often arranged in a row like a string of beads.

2. Applied to a series of noncontinuous bacterial colonies along the line of inoculation in a stab culture.

3. Denoting stained bacteria in which more deeply stained granules occur at regular intervals in the organism.

(05 Mar 2000)

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