Definition of Listeria

1. Noun. Any species of the genus Listeria.

Generic synonyms: Eubacteria, Eubacterium, True Bacteria
Group relationships: Genus Listeria
Specialized synonyms: L. Monocytogenes, Listeria Monocytogenes



Definition of Listeria

1. Noun. Any rod-shaped, gram-positive bacterium, of the genus ''Listeria'', especially those responsible for listeriosis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Listeria

1. a rod-shaped bacterium [n -S]

Medical Definition of Listeria

1. A group of bacteria named after the English surgeon and apostle of antisepsis, joseph lister (1827-1912). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Listeria

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listeria (current term)
listeria infections
listeria meningitis
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listeriolysins
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Literary usage of Listeria

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1. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"5.4.2.4.2 The Movement of listeria Bacteria Alberts and Odell have developed a computational model of Listera monocytogenes based on an explicit simulation ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... listeria spp. serological reagents. (a) Identification. ... listeria monocytogenes, the most common ..."

3. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"Researchers have used mice to study some of the mechanisms underlying the increased susceptibility to infections by infecting the animals with listeria ..."

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