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Gram-variable

[ gram-vair-ee-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈgræmˈvɛər i ə bəl /
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adjective (often lowercase)
of or relating to bacteria that stain irregularly with Gram's stain, being neither Gram-positive nor Gram-negative.
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Origin of Gram-variable

First recorded in 1955–60; see origin at Gram's method
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