Definitions for gram-negativegræm
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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
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