pseudomonas


pseu·do·mo·nas

noun \-nəs\
plural pseu·do·mo·na·des\-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmä-\

Definition of PSEUDOMONAS

Origin of PSEUDOMONAS

New Latin, from pseud- + monad-, monas monad
First Known Use: 1903

pseu·do·mo·nas

noun \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-nəs, sü-ˈdäm-ə-nəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PSEUDOMONAS

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pseudomonocotyledonous
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Pseudomonadales
All Words Near: pseudomonas

Seen & Heard

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