Morganella

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Translingual[edit]

Morganella morganii on blood agar
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Particularly: "the scale insect genus of Diaspididae"
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Particularly: "the fungus genus of Lycoperdaceae"

Etymology[edit]

From English Morgan (a surname) +‎ -ella.

  • (genus of Enterobacteriaceae): After British bacteriologist H. de R. Morgan.
  • (genus of Lycoperdaceae): After American botanist Andrew Price Morgan.

Proper noun[edit]

Morganella f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Enterobacteriaceae — the single species Morganella morganii, a gram-negative bacterium that lives commensally in the intestinal tracts of reptiles and mammals, including humans.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Diaspididae — certain scale insects.
  3. A taxonomic genus within the family Lycoperdaceae — certain puffballs.

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