Definition of Enterobacteriaceae
1. Noun. A large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Member holonyms: Aerobacter, Genus Aerobacter, Enteric Bacteria, Enterics, Enterobacteria, Entric, Genus Escherichia, Genus Klebsiella, Genus Salmonella, Genus Serratia, Serratia, Genus Shigella, Genus Erwinia
Group relationships: Eubacteriales, Order Eubacteriales
Medical Definition of Enterobacteriaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enterobacteriaceae
Literary usage of Enterobacteriaceae
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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... 610 Energy metabolism oxygen consumption as indicator of in lean and obese mice, 157, 402 enterobacteriaceae evaluation of ability of smooth species of ..."
2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"... the family enterobacteriaceae and other pathogenic microorganisms because of the high frequency of isolation of Gram-negative rods in clinical settings. ..."
3. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"Commonly found during procedures used to isolate members of the enterobacteriaceae, pseudomonads are common in both water and soil. ..."
4. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"... and probably of other enterobacteriaceae (including Klebsiella, Citrobacter, and Salmonella), is remarkably similar to cholera toxin in its genetic code ..."