Definition of Genus Vibrio

1. Noun. A genus of bacteria.

Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Spirillaceae, Spirillaceae
Member holonyms: Vibrio, Vibrion, Comma Bacillus, Vibrio Comma, Vibrio Fetus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Vibrio

genus Varanus
genus Vedalia
genus Velociraptor
genus Venus
genus Veratrum
genus Verbascum
genus Verbena
genus Verbesina
genus Vernonia
genus Veronica
genus Verticillium
genus Vesicaria
genus Vespa
genus Vespertilio
genus Vespula
genus Vibrio (current term)
genus Viburnum
genus Vicia
genus Vicugna
genus Vidua
genus Vigna
genus Viminaria
genus Vinca
genus Vincetoxicum
genus Viola
genus Vipera
genus Vireo
genus Virgilia
genus Viscum
genus Vitis

Literary usage of Genus Vibrio

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bacteria in Relation to Plant Diseases by Erwin Frink Smith (1905)
"The only other member of Cohn's genus Vibrio (emend.), V. serpens, is still less like the cholera organism. Ehrenberg's figure of Vibrio lineola Miiller ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of by William Kirby, William Spence (1846)
"... genus Vibrio as formerly extended by Mailer and Bory de St. Vincent, (to which, from their resemblance to the so called vinegar eels, Vibrio anguilla, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1850)
"Even those moving filamentary bodies belonging to the genus Vibrio, I am inclined to think, are of the character of ..."

4. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"A. Body filiform, cylindrical, bending itself in undulations. genus Vibrio. B. Body filiform, rigid, and rolling itself in ..."

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