Definition of Aerobacter

1. Noun. Aerobic bacteria widely distributed in nature.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aerobacter
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Member holonyms: Aerobacter Aerogenes
Group relationships: Enterobacteriaceae, Family Enterobacteriaceae



Medical Definition of Aerobacter

1. An officially rejected generic name of bacteria. The type species is Aerobacter aerogenes. Motile organisms previously placed in this species are now placed in Enterobacter aerogenes; the nonmotile organisms have been transferred to Klebsiella pneumoniae. The species Aerobacter cloacae is now known as Enterobacter cloacae. Origin: aero-+ G. Bakterion, a small staff (05 Mar 2000)

Aerobacter Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Aerobacter Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerobacter

Aeolia
Aeolian
Aeolian Islands
Aeolian mode
Aeolic
Aeolis
Aeolus
Aeonium
Aeonium haworthii
Aepyceros
Aepyceros melampus
Aepyornidae
Aepyorniformes
Aequian
Aer
Aerobacter (current term)
Aerobacter aerogenes
Aerococcus
Aeroflot
Aeromonas hydrophilia lipase-acyltransferase
Aertel
Aertex
Aeschylean
Aeschylus
Aeschynanthus radicans
Aesculapian
Aesculapius
Aesculus
Aesculus hippocastanum
Aesir

Literary usage of Aerobacter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sewage and the BacteriaL Purification of Sewage by Samuel Rideal (1906)
"In air they may act as oxidizers, except the aerobacter known as B. coli communis. " The nauseous odours of putrefaction are not due to sulphides. ..."

2. Jahresbericht über die Forschritte in der Lehre von Gährungs-organismen (1906)
"Sie sind aber in solchen Fällen noch stets mit Aerobacter coli var. ... war zugleich ein Beweis dafür, dafs Aerobacter coli für letztere nicht nötig ist. ..."

3. Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte in der Lehre von den Gährungs-organismen by Alfred Koch (1904)
"Beijerinck (518) gesellt zu der Gattung Aerobacter, in welcher er kürzlich alle jene ... wie Aerobacter liquefaciens ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Aerobacter

Search for Aerobacter on Dictionary.com!Search for Aerobacter on Thesaurus.com!Search for Aerobacter on Google!Search for Aerobacter on Wikipedia!

Search