Definitions for gram-negativegræm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gram-negative
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(of bacteria) not retaining the violet dye when stained by Gram's method.
Category: Microbiology, Laboratory Biology
* (often l.c.).
Origin of Gram-negative:
(of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method
that is not stained violet by Gram's method
Find a translation for the gram-negative definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these gram-negative definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"gram-negative." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/gram-negative>.