from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See pseudomonad.
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- n. A pseudomonad
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of motile bacteria. The cells are short or long, sometimes forming filaments; the flagella polar, varying from 1 to 10. The species are numerous, occurring mostly in soil and water. A few are pathogenic. P. campestris is the cause of the black rot of cabbage and other closely related plants. P. Hyacinthi causes a rot of hyacinth bulbs.
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- n. type genus of the family Pseudomonodaceae
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