HyperDic: legionella

English > 1 sense of the word legionella:
NOUNanimallegionella, Legionella pneumophiliathe motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease
English > legionella: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease.
SynonymLegionella pneumophilia
Broaderbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
Spanishlegionella
Catalanlegionel·la, legionella

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