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Definition of the adjective gram-negative
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adjective - degrees: more gram-negative / most gram-negative
- (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
- [context: medicine, of a bacterium] that is not stained violet by Gram's method
- antonym: gram-positive
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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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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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