enterobacteria definition

  • noun:
    • Plural kind of enterobacterium.
    • rod-shaped Gram-negative micro-organisms; most take place typically or pathogenically in intestines of humans along with other animals
    • Plural kind of enterobacterium.
    • rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most happen generally or pathogenically in intestines of people as well as other creatures
    • Plural form of enterobacterium.
    • rod-shaped Gram-negative micro-organisms; most occur ordinarily or pathogenically in intestines of humans as well as other animals
  • noun-plural:
    • rod-shaped gram-negative germs associated with household Enterobacteriaceae; many happen generally or pathogenically in intestines of people and other pets; some, such as those associated with the genus Erwinia, are found in flowers.
    • rod-shaped gram-negative germs associated with family Enterobacteriaceae; most occur typically or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other creatures; some, like those of the genus Erwinia, are found in plants.
    • rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria associated with household Enterobacteriaceae; most take place ordinarily or pathogenically in intestines of humans alongside animals; some, such as those of genus Erwinia, are found in flowers.

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