pseudomonad

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Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ monad

A trivialized form of the scientific name Pseudomonas.

Noun[edit]

pseudomonad (plural pseudomonads)

  1. Any of many gram-negative bacteria of the genus Pseudomonas, some of which are pathogenic.
  2. Any of the bacteria in the taxonomic family Pseudomonadaceae, of which Pseudomonas is a member.