enterobacteria

enterobacteria
noun
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals
Syn: ↑enteric bacteria, ↑enterics, ↑entric
Hypernyms: ↑eubacteria, ↑eubacterium, ↑true bacteria
Hyponyms: ↑escherichia, ↑klebsiella, ↑salmonella, ↑shigella, ↑erwinia
Member Holonyms: ↑Enterobacteriaceae, ↑family Enterobacteriaceae

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/en'teuh roh bak tear"ee euh/, n.pl., sing. enterobacterium /-tear"ee euhm/.
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae, as those of the genera Escherichia, Salmonella, and Shigella, occurring normally or pathogenically in the intestines of humans and other animals, and the genus Erwinia, occurring in plants. Also called enterics.
[1950-55; ENTERO- + BACTERIA]

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