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species of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that produce gas and acid from sugars and are sometimes involved in the souring of milk Aerobacter aerogenes
typically rod-shaped usually Gram-positive bacteria that produce endospores Bacillaceae , family Bacillaceae
polypeptide antibiotic of known chemical structure effective against several types of Gram-positive organisms; usually applied locally bacitracin
type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals Bacteroides , genus Bacteroides
aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis; can be used as a bioweapon Brucella
unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure calorie , gram calorie , small calorie
colorless basic antibiotic that inhibits the growth of Gram-positive organisms carbomycin
Gram-negative parasites in warm-blooded vertebrates Chlamydiaceae , family Chlamydiaceae
anaerobic Gram-positive rod bacterium that produces epsilon toxin; can be used as a bioweapon clostridium perfringens
large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales Corynebacteriaceae , family Corynebacteriaceae
1/10 gram decigram , dg
antibiotic consisting of a hydrogenated form of streptomycin; used against tuberculosis and tularemia and Gram-negative organisms dihydrostreptomycin
Gram-positive bacteria usually occurring in pairs diplococcus
unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 cm/sec/sec to a mass of 1 gram dyne
antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative E-Mycin , Erythrocin , erythromycin , Ethril , Ilosone , Pediamycin
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals enteric bacteria , enterics , enterobacteria , entric
large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales Enterobacteriaceae , family Enterobacteriaceae
one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes Eubacteriales , order Eubacteriales
pleomorphic Gram-negative nonmotile microorganism similar to both viruses and bacteria; parasitic in mammals family Mycoplasmataceae , Mycoplasmataceae
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; include important plant and animal pathogens family Pseudomonodaceae , Pseudomonodaceae
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