Definition of Methanogen

1. Noun. Archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane; a source of natural gas.




Definition of Methanogen

1. Noun. any of various archaebacteria capable of methanogenesis ¹

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Medical Definition of Methanogen

1. A methane-producing prokaryote, member of the Archaea. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methanogen

methanethiol
methanethiols
methanethiosulfonate
methanethiosulfonates
methanethiosulphonate
methaniferous
methanium
methanoate
methanoates
methanobacteriaceae
methanobacteriales
methanochondrion
methanococcaceae
methanococcales
methanococcus
methanogen (current term)
methanogenesis
methanogenetic
methanogenic
methanogens
methanoic
methanoic acid
methanol
methanol-2-mercaptoethanesulfonic acid methyltransferase
methanol fixative
methanol oxidase
methanol poisoning
methanolamine
methanolate
methanolates

Literary usage of Methanogen

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1. Ending the War Metaphor: The Changing Agenda for Unraveling the Host-Microbe by Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"... epithelial cells Glycan-rich food particle Bacteroides Shed mucus fragment Q methanogen FIGURE 1-4 Lessons about adaptive foraging for glycans obtained ..."

2. Preparing for Climate Change: Proceedings, Second North American Conference (1993)
"But the hydrogen from reaction 1) above and the carbon dioxide of reaction 2) can be handed off to another methanogen that carries out the following: 3) C02 ..."

3. Biomass And Agriculture: Sustainability, Markets And Policies by OECD Staff, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"pH of influent pig slurry alkalinity of influent pig slurry Because of the temperature sensitivity of the methanogen, the temperature inside the digester ..."

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