• Definition for "corynebacterium"
    • some of numerous gram-positive, rod-shaped micro-organisms associated with…
    • View More
  • Hyponym for "corynebacterium"
  • Hypernym for "corynebacterium"

corynebacterium definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous gram-positive, rod-shaped micro-organisms associated with the genus Corynebacterium, which include numerous pet and plant pathogens, like the causative broker of diphtheria.
    • Any bacterium, for the genus Corynebacterium, some of which tend to be pathogenic or parasitic
    • Any member of the genus Corynebacterium, composed of gram-positive frequently nonmotile irregularly rod-shaped micro-organisms, a few of which are pathogenic or parasitic in humans and domestic pets, such as for example Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which causes diphtheria.
    • any types of the genus Corynebacterium
    • Any of different gram-positive, rod-shaped germs of genus Corynebacterium, which include numerous pet and plant pathogens, including the causative broker of diphtheria.
    • Any bacterium, associated with genus Corynebacterium, some of which tend to be pathogenic or parasitic
    • Any member of the genus Corynebacterium, comprising gram-positive frequently nonmotile irregularly rod-shaped micro-organisms, a few of which are pathogenic or parasitic in people and domestic pets, such Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which in turn causes diphtheria.
    • any species of the genus Corynebacterium
113 votes

How would you define corynebacterium?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!