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pseu·do·mo·nas

 (so͞o′də-mō′nəs, so͞o-dŏm′ə-nəs)
n. pl. pseu·do·mon·a·des (-mŏn′ə-dēz′)
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.

pseudomonas

(sjuːˈdɒmənəs)
n, pl pseudomonades (ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɒnədiːz)
(Microbiology) any of a genus of rodlike Gram-negative bacteria that live in soil and decomposing organic matter: many species are pathogenic to plants and a few are pathogenic to man
[C20: from New Latin, from pseudo- + Greek monas unit]
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Noun1.Pseudomonas - type genus of the family Pseudomonodaceae
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Pseudomonas pyocanea - a species of aerobic bacteria
family Pseudomonodaceae, Pseudomonodaceae - rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; include important plant and animal pathogens
pseudomonad - bacteria usually producing greenish fluorescent water-soluble pigment; some pathogenic for plants and animals