: 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

Word History


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

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“Hydrogenomonas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hydrogenomonas. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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