Pseudomonadaceae

plural noun
Pseu·​dom·​o·​na·​da·​ce·​ae | \ süˌdämənəˈdāsēˌē, ˌsüdəˌmänəˈd- \

Definition of Pseudomonadaceae

: a large family of rod-shaped or somewhat spiral usually aerobic and gram-negative bacteria (order Pseudomonadales) that do not form endospores, are commonly motile by polar flagella, and include saprophytes in soil and water and important plant and animal pathogens — see pseudomonas, xanthomonas

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History and Etymology for Pseudomonadaceae

New Latin, from Pseudomonad-, Pseudomonas, type genus + -aceae

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“Pseudomonadaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pseudomonadaceae. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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