: of, relating to, or being bacteria of the genera Escherichia and Aerobacter

Word History


New Latin, from col- entry 2 + aerogenes, any of several bacterial species, from aer- + -genes

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“Coli-aerogenes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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