Listeria monocytogenes

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Noun1.Listeria monocytogenes - the type species of the genus ListeriaListeria monocytogenes - the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
listeria - any species of the genus Listeria
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