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  • adj. Castellani (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Castellani's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Castellani, but especially for Italian bacteriologist Aldo Castellani.

Examples

  • Cirillo JD, Cirillo SL, Yan L, Bermudez LE, Falkow S, et al. (1999) Intracellular growth in Acanthamoeba castellanii affects monocyte entry mechanisms and enhances virulence of Legionella pneumophila.

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