Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

pseudomonas

play
noun pseu·do·mo·nas \-nəs\

Definition of pseudomonas

plural pseu·do·mo·na·desplay \-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmä-\



Origin of pseudomonas

New Latin, from pseud- + monad-, monas monad


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

pseudomonas

play play
noun pseu·do·mo·nas \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-nəs, sü-ˈdäm-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of pseudomonas

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Pseudomonadaceae) comprising short rod-shaped motile gram-negative bacteria including some saprophytes, a few animal pathogens, and numerous important plant pathogens—see burkholderia

  2. 2plural pseu·do·mo·na·des \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmän-ə-\play play :  pseudomonad




Learn More about pseudomonas

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "pseudomonas"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pseudomonas? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

196.5 pounds 100 pounds 2.2 pounds 16.96 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ