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

Definition of Hydrogenomonas

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of hydrogenomonas

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

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