Widespread genus of Gram negative aerobic bacilli found in the digestive tract of many vertebrates and on skin. Occasionally cause opportunistic infections.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • alcaligenes — n. bacteria found in the intestines and in dairy products …   English contemporary dictionary

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