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

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Laidlaw.

Examples

  • Acholeplasma laidlawii was found to be a major contaminant of animal-derived serum.

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