pseudomonas

noun pseu·do·mo·nas \ ˌsü-də-ˈmō-nəs \

Definition of pseudomonas

plural pseudomonades play \ˌsü-də-ˈmō-nə-ˌdēz, -ˈmä-\

Origin and Etymology of pseudomonas

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


Medical Dictionary

pseudomonas

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

medical Definition of pseudomonas

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

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