pseudomonad

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noun pseu·do·mo·nad \ˌsü-də-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd\

Definition of pseudomonad

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of pseudomonad

New Latin Pseudomonad-, Pseudomonas


First Known Use: 1921


Medical Dictionary

pseudomonad

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noun pseu·do·mo·nad \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-ˌnad, -nəd\

Medical Definition of pseudomonad

  1. :  any bacterium of the genus Pseudomonas


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