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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Pseudomonas pseudomallei distribution in France and worldwide melioidosis [in French].
In-vitro activities of the newer [beta]-lactam and quinolone agents against Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1988; 32:1435-1436.
Burkholderia pseudomallei (formerly, Pseudomonas pseudomallei) is a bipolar-staining, Gram-negative aerobic bacillus and is found in tropical regions.
White, "The antimicrobial susceptibility of Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Emergence of resistance in vitro and during treatment," Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol.
Shashkov et al., "Structure of the polysaccharide chains of Pseudomonas pseudomallei lipopolysaccharides," Carbohydrate Research, vol.
Human-tohuman transmission of Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Ann Intern Med 1975;83:512-3.