from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, often enteric bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some plant and animal pathogens, such as salmonella.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun one of the enterobacteria; a member of the family
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- noun microbiology Any of very many
gram-negative rod-shaped bacteriaof the family Enterobacteriaceae, many of which are pathogenic.
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From entero- + bacterium.
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