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LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Listeria monocytogenes mean? 

LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES (noun)
  The noun LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES has 1 sense:

1. the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis

  Familiarity information: LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES used as a noun is very rare.


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LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES (noun)


Sense 1Listeria monocytogenes [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

L. monocytogenes; Listeria monocytogenes

Hypernyms ("Listeria monocytogenes" is a kind of...):

listeria (any species of the genus Listeria)


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