HyperDic: gram-positive

English > 1 sense of the word Gram-positive:
ADJECTIVEallGram-positive(of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method
English > Gram-positive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method.
Categorybacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
Broaderpositive, confirmingIndicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

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