Hydrogenomonas

noun
Hy·dro·gen·om·o·nas | \ ˌhīdrə̇jə̇ˈnäməˌnas \

Definition of Hydrogenomonas 

: a genus of short rod-shaped soil bacteria (family Methanomonadaceae) that are facultative autotrophs capable of oxidizing hydrogen to form water and using carbon dioxide as a source of carbon for growth

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History and Etymology for Hydrogenomonas

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary hydrogen + New Latin -o- + -monas

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