genus Listeria

genus Listeria
a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods
Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Corynebacteriaceae, ↑family Corynebacteriaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑listeria

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  • listeria — /li stear ee euh/, n. Bacteriol. any of several rod shaped, aerobic, parasitic bacteria of the genus Listeria, pathogenic for humans and animals. [1960 65; < NL, named after J. LISTER; see IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • listeria — noun Any rod shaped, gram positive bacterium, of the genus Listeria, especially those responsible for listeriosis …   Wiktionary

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  • Listeria — n. a genus of Gram positive aerobic motile rodlike bacteria that are parasites of warm blooded animals. The single species, L. monocytogenes, infects many domestic and wild animals. If it is transmitted to humans, by eating infected animals or… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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