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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Negative (that is, resistant) to Gram's stain. See stain.

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  • adjective Alternative form of gram-negative.

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  • adjective (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method

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