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Definition of the adjective gram-negative

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adjective - degrees: more gram-negative / most gram-negative

  1. (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method

Alternative definition of the adjective gram-negative

adjective

  1. [context: medicine, of a bacterium] that is not stained violet by Gram's method

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

gnB= gram-negative bacilli; gram-negative bacteremia GNB = guanine nucleotide-binding (protein) GNBD= Global Network for Blood Donation GNBCHC= Greater New Bedford Community Health Center GNBM = gram- negative bacillary ...

Google previewThe Water Dictionary (2010)

A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons

gram-negative broth See GN broth. gram-positive In the Gram's stain method, classification for bacteria that are stained dark blue or violet . This is a primary identifying characteristic of certain microorganisms. Contrast ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2010)

by Moselio Schaechter

were the first Gram-negative anaerobes to be taken seriously as human pathogens. This historical placement, taken together with a long-term fascination with the ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Root-boring moth or sulfur knapweed moth Alligator weed flea beetle Gram-negative rod bacterium Gram-negative rod bacterium Gram-negative rod bacterium Predatory mites Predatory mites Predatory mites Predatory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

A gram-negative bacteria is a prokaryotic cell with a ▷cell wall containing small amounts of ▷peptidoglycan and an ▷ outer membrane containing lipopolysaccharides, proteins, and other complex macromolecules. The distinction between ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set (2000)

by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers

CELL ENVELOPE STRUCTURE On the basis of a special staining procedure bacteria can be subdivided in essentially two groups, the gram-positive and the gram-negative bacteria. Interestingly, this reflects a fundamental difference in the ...

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