hyper- + colonize
hypercolonize (third-person singular simple present hypercolonizes, present participle hypercolonizing, simple past and past participle hypercolonized)
- To colonize excessively
2015 September 15, “dsdA Does Not Affect Colonization of the Murine Urinary Tract by Escherichia coli CFT073”, in PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0138121:
- In addition to a dsdA mutant, dsdC mutants hypercolonize relative to wild type, suggesting that there are mechanisms of D-serine dependent virulence gene expression that are independent of DsdC [31 ].