Proteus

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Proteus anguinus (olm)
Proteus mirabilis (bacterium)

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Proteus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Plethodontidae — the single amphibian species Proteus anguinus (the olm).
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Enterobacteriaceae — several bacteria responsible for human urinary tract infections.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πρωτεύς (Prōteús).

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Proteus

  1. (Greek mythology) A sea god who could change his shape at will.
  2. (astronomy) The sixth satellite of the planet Neptune

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