pseudomonas

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noun pseu·do·mo·nas \-nəs\

Definition of pseudomonas

plural

pseudomonades

play \-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmä-\

Origin and Etymology of pseudomonas

New Latin, from pseud- + monad-, monas monad


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

pseudomonas

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noun pseu·do·mo·nas \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-nəs, sü-ˈdäm-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of pseudomonas

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Pseudomonadaceae) comprising short rod-shaped motile gram-negative bacteria including some saprophytes, a few animal pathogens, and numerous important plant pathogens—see burkholderia

  2. 2plural pseudomonades \ˌsüd-ə-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmän-ə-\play play :  pseudomonad


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