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lis·te·ri·a

 (lĭ-stîr′ē-ə)
n.
Any of various rod-shaped, gram-positive bacteria of the genus Listeria, which includes the causative agent of listeriosis.

[New Latin Listeria, genus name, after Joseph Lister.]

listeria

(lɪsˈtɪərɪə)
n
(Microbiology) any rodlike Gram-positive bacterium of the genus Listeria, esp L. monocytogenes, the cause of listeriosis
[C20: named after Joseph Lister]
lisˈterial adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.listeria - any species of the genus Listeria
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Listeria - a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
L. monocytogenes, Listeria monocytogenes - the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
Translations

listeria

[lɪsˈtiːərɪə] Nlisteria f

listeria

[lɪsˈtɪəriə] nlistéria f

listeria

n (Med)
Listeriose f
listeria pl (= bacteria)Listerien pl

listeria

[ˌlɪsˈtɪərɪə] nlisteria