Cellulomonas

noun
Cel·​lu·​lo·​mo·​nas | \ ˌselyəˈlämənəs, -ˌnas \

Definition of Cellulomonas

: a genus of short peritrichous gram-negative rod-shaped soil-inhabiting bacteria (family Corynebacteriaceae) that digest cellulose

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History and Etymology for Cellulomonas

New Latin, from cellul- entry 2 + -monas

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“Cellulomonas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cellulomonas. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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