[soo-dom-uh-nuhs, -nas]
noun, plural pseudomonades [soo-duh-mon-uh-deez] . Bacteriology.
any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Pseudomonas, certain species of which are pathogenic for plants and animals.

< Neo-Latin (1897); see pseudo-, monad Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pseudomonas
World English Dictionary
pseudomonas (sjuːˈdɒmənəs)
n , pl pseudomonades
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]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

Pseudomonas Pseu·do·mo·nas (sōō'də-mō'nəs, sōō-dŏm'ə-nəs)
A phylum of gram-negative, rod-shaped, mostly aerobic flagellated bacteria, commonly found in soil, water, and decaying matter and including some species that are plant and animal pathogens.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature