Gram-negative synonyms

grăm'nĕg'ə-tĭv
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designating bacteria that do not retain the color stain
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Relating to a group of bacteria that turn a dark-blue color when subjected to a laboratory staining method known as Gram's method. Gram-positive bacteria have relatively thick cell walls and are generally sensitive to the destructive effects of antibiotics or the actions of the body's immune cells. Gram-positive bacteria include beneficial nitrogen-fixing bacteria in soil, as well as the bacteria that cause anthrax, botulism, leprosy, tuberculosis, scarlet fever, and strep throat.
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Find another word for gram-negative. In this page you can discover 2 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gram-negative, like: gram-s-method and gram-positive.