Medical Dictionary

chromobacterium

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noun chro·mo·bac·te·ri·um \ˌkrō-mō-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of chromobacterium

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of aerobic gram-negative saprophytic soil and water bacteria (family Rhizobiaceae) producing a violet pigment

  2. 2plural chromobacteria \-ē-ə\play :  a bacterium of the genus Chromobacterium


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