Rhabdomonas

noun
Rhab·​dom·​o·​nas | \ rabˈdämənəs, -ˌnas \

Definition of Rhabdomonas

: a genus of motile, elongated, often spindle-shaped sulfur bacteria (family Thiorhodaceae) usually rose-red in color

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History and Etymology for Rhabdomonas

New Latin, from rhabd- + -monas

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“Rhabdomonas.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhabdomonas. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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