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enterobacterium

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some pathogens of plants and animals, such as the colon bacillus and salmonella.

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  • n. Any of very many gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae, many of which are pathogenic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one of the enterobacteria; a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

Etymologies

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From entero- +‎ bacterium.

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