Adjective "Legionella" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Legionella


    Definition:

    1. a genus of rod- or coccus-shaped aerobic Gram-negative bacteria, certain species of which, as L. pneumophila, produce legionnaires' disease.

    Origin:
    Legionella

    Examples:

    "bacteria can be legionella."

    "pneumophilas can be legionella."