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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.
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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|Noun||1.||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