Definition of Genus Lactobacillus
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Lactobacillaceae.
Group relationships: Family Lactobacillaceae, Family Lactobacteriaceae, Lactobacillaceae, Lactobacteriaceae
Member holonyms: Lactobacillus, Acidophilus, Lactobacillus Acidophilus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lactobacillus
Literary usage of Genus Lactobacillus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"... slender, nonmotile rods, Gram positive and without endospores. There is one genus Lactobacillus, ..."
2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"In this respect strains appear to differ from certain strains of species of the genus Lactobacillus. CONCLUSIONS An association was found between the ..."
3. The Generic Names of Bacteria by Ella Morgan (Austin) Enlows (1920)
"This committee placed the genus Lactobacillus under a new family—the Lactobacillaceae, characterized as below. Rods often long and slender, gram-positive, ..."