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F-positive bacterium

Definition noun, plural: F+ bacteria A bacterium with F factor existing as a plasmid and not integrated in the bacterial... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Gram-positive bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive bacterium A group of bacterial cells that retains the violet colour following ... Read More

Gram-negative bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-negative bacterium A group of bacteria that takes the color of the counterstain in Gram's... Read More

Gram-indeterminate bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-indeterminate bacterium Bacteria that do not respond to gram staining and, therefore, are... Read More

Synergistic effect

Synergistic Effects Definition Synergistic effects (biology definition): the effects when chemical substances or biological... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Neisseria sicca

Definition Noun A gram-negative diplococcus oxidase positive commensal bacterium involved as a normal flora of human oral... Read More

Clostridium tetani

Definition noun An obligate anaerobic rod shaped and gram-positive bacterium which appears to looks like a drumstick that is... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More

Bacteria

Definition noun, singular: bacterium (Science: Microbiology) Microscopic, single-celled organisms belonging to Kingdom... Read More

Doderleins bacillus

Doderlein's bacillus is a large, Gram-positive bacterium found in vaginal secretions. It is named after the German... Read More

Lactobacillus casei

Definition noun A non-pathogenic and harmless bacterium recognized widely as probiotics that controls growth of various... Read More

Providencia rettgeri

Definition noun Species of the genus Providencia frequently associated with hospital-acquired infections of the urinary... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Staphylococcus aureus

Definition Noun A gram-positive spherical and facultative bacterium arranged in cluster involved as pathogens of several... Read More

Bacillus stearothermophilus

Definition noun A rod-shaped, endospore-forming, Gram-positive bacterium that belongs to the division... Read More

Zoogloea

Definition noun, plural: zoogleas, zoogleae A jelly-like gram-negative aerobic rod-shaped bacterium that aggregates on... Read More

Hay bacillus

Hay bacillus --> bacillus subtilis (Science: bacteria) bacillus subtilis is a gram-positive, rod-shaped, nonpathogenic... Read More

Acidophile

Definition noun, plural: acidophiles An organism that can or must live in an acidic environment Supplement An acidophile is... Read More

Micrococcus luteus

Definition noun A gram-positive aerobic harmless bacterium involved in the conversion of nitrate to... Read More