adverb see peritrichous

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  • peritrichously — See peritrichous. * * * …   Universalium

  • peritrichously — pe·rit·ri·chous·ly …   English syllables

  • peritrichously — adverb see peritrichous …   Useful english dictionary

  • peritrichous — adjective Etymology: peri + Greek trich , thrix hair Date: 1877 1. having flagella uniformly distributed over the body < peritrichous bacteria > 2. having a spiral line of modified cilia around the oral disk < peritrichous protozoa > •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Achromobacter — A Gram negative bacterial genus of uncertain clinical significance, closely related to members of the Alcaligenes and Ochrobactrum species. * * * Achro·mo·bac·ter ( )ā krō mə .bak tər n syn of ALCALIGENES * * * Achro·mo·bac· …   Medical dictionary

  • Enterobacter — A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, nonsporeforming, motile bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing Gram negative rods. The cells are peritrichous, and some strains have encapsulated cells. Glucose is fermented with the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hafnia — Genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae; found in human feces, a rare cause of nosocomial infection; associated with diarrheal disease of undefined mechanism. There is a single species, H. alvei. * * * Haf·nia (hafґne ə) [L. Hafnia the old… …   Medical dictionary

  • Serratia — A genus of motile, peritrichous, aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) which contain small, Gram negative rods. Some strains are encapsulated. Many strains produce a pink, red, or magenta pigment; their …   Medical dictionary

  • peritrichous — [pə ri′tri kəs] adj. [ PERI + TRICH(O) + OUS] 1. having flagella evenly distributed over the entire surface of the cell: said of bacteria 2. Zool. having a row of cilia around the mouth: said of protozoans peritrichously adv …   English World dictionary

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