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gram-neg·a·tive

or Gram-neg·a·tive (grăm′nĕg′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in the Gram stain method.

Gram-negative

adj
(Microbiology) designating bacteria that fail to retain the violet stain in Gram's method

Gram′-neg′ative

(græm)

adj. (often l.c.)
(of bacteria) not retaining the violet dye when stained by Gram's method.
[1905–10]

gram-negative

Relating to a group of bacteria that generally are resistant to the effects of antibiotics or the actions of the body's immune cells. Gram-negative bacteria have relatively thin cell walls and, when subjected to a specialized laboratory staining method, do not change color. Compare gram-positive.
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Adj.1.Gram-negative - (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
disconfirming, negative - not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
Translations

gram-neg·a·tive

n. gram-negativo, resultado de la aplicacion del método de Gram de decoloración de una bacteria o tejido por medio de alcohol.

Gram-negative

adj Gram negativo
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