pseudomonad

noun
pseu·​do·​mo·​nad | \ ˌsü-də-ˈmō-ˌnad How to pronounce pseudomonad (audio) , -nəd \

Definition of pseudomonad

: any of a genus (Pseudomonas) of gram-negative rod-shaped motile bacteria including some that produce a greenish fluorescent water-soluble pigment and some that are saprophytes or plant or animal pathogens

First Known Use of pseudomonad

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pseudomonad

New Latin Pseudomonad-, Pseudomonas

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“Pseudomonad.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudomonad. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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pseudomonad

noun
pseu·​do·​mo·​nad | \ ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd How to pronounce pseudomonad (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudomonad

: any bacterium of the genus Pseudomonas

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