Medical Dictionary

gram–positive

play
adjective gram–pos·i·tive \ˈgram-ˈpäz-ət-iv, -ˈpäz-tiv\

Medical Definition of gram–positive

  1. :  holding the purple dye when stained by Gram's stain—used chiefly of bacteria


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gram–positive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

Get Word of the Day daily email!