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- adj. stained dark blue or violet by Gram staining due to large quantities of peptidoglycan in the cell wall
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Positive (that is, receptive) to Gram's stain.
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- adj. (of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method
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