American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Salmonella, many of which are pathogenic, causing food poisoning, typhoid, and paratyphoid fever in humans and other infectious diseases in domestic animals.
- n. Any of several rod-shaped bacteria, of the genus Salmonella, that cause food poisoning and other diseases
- n. rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon
- From Salmonella, named for its discoverer, Daniel Elmer Salmon. (Wiktionary)
- New Latin Salmonella, genus name, after Daniel Elmer Salmon (1850-1914), American pathologist. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Even eggs should be washed as the salmonella is also on the outside of the egg as well as the inside.”
“Because salmonella is seldom distributed evenly in any lot of beef, "94% of the time, I won't find it even though it's there," Marsden says of testing.”
“I have heard that salmonella is a lot more common in the modern US than at other times and places due to industrial farming conditions and whatnot.”
“Well, salmonella is totally unaffected by refrigeration -- I'm sure you're right that there's a mental association, but it's baseless.”
“Because little boys catching salmonella is just boys being boys, apparently.”
“Maybe next week we see Michael suffering from salmonella from the raw chicken being on his face.”
“You have more of a chance of contracting e coli or salmonella from the groceries (meats and veggies) in stores right now than CWD from deer meat.”
“Sure, some people will tell you that salmonella is named after a Dr. Salmon who discovered it, but let's face it, that's what they want you to believe.”
“These children are NOT going to eat an egg which has sat out for any length of time, not unless salmonella is part of your holiday plans.”
“They may contain salmonella, which would be dangerous for a person who is immune-suppressed.”
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That's a terrible ablative case. Get me some morpheme, stet!
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It's a hazardous world out there...poison all around. I've tried not to include too many drugs (including medicines) and have ignored the fact that too much of anything can poison you. We're going ...
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need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!
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