Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, mostly aerobic flagellated bacteria of the genus Pseudomonas, commonly found in soil, water, and decaying matter, and including some plant and animal pathogens.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of motile bacteria. The cells are short or long, sometimes forming filaments; the flagella polar, varying from 1 to 10. The species are numerous, occurring mostly in soil and water. A few are pathogenic. P. campestris is the cause of the black rot of cabbage and other closely related plants. P. Hyacinthi causes a rot of hyacinth bulbs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pseudomonad

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the family Pseudomonodaceae

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Examples

  • Health officials in Northern Ireland said four other babies were found to have the infection, caused by a bacteria called pseudomonas, in the wake of the three deaths at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast.

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  • All three babies at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast are thought to have died from a bacteria called pseudomonas, that can cause blood, chest and urinary tract infections in the vulnerable.

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  • A bacteria called pseudomonas caused the deaths at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast, and other vulnerable babies have been swabbed for signs of it.

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  • All three babies at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast are thought to have died from a bacteria called pseudomonas, that can cause blood, chest and urinary tract infections in the vulnerable.

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  • Chris referenced the deal with KaloBios that is for a disease called pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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  • Chris referenced the deal with KaloBios that is for a disease called pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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  • "Hot tub folliculitis," is caused by bacteria, such as pseudomonas, that live in the hot tub.

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  • New Zealand ' s bio-security agency warned it ' s unsure whether the suspected outbreak of pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae that could wipe out orchards of the hairy fruit has already spread across the country.

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  • Courtesy of Zespri A stock photo of a kiwi tree leaf in New Zealand infected with pseudomonas syringae pv actinidiae.

    New Zealand Kiwi Industry Threatened By Disease

  • New Zealand ' s biosecurity agency warned Monday that it is unsure whether the suspected outbreak pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae, which could wipe out orchards of the hairy fruit, has already spread across the nation.

    New Zealand Kiwi Industry Threatened By Disease

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