[gräm, grăm]Hans Christian Joachim 1853-1938
Danish bacteriologist who in 1884 developed a method of staining bacteria, called Gram's stain or Gram's dye, that is used to identify and classify bacteria, often from samples of infected body fluids. The classification, called gram-negative or gram-positive, can be useful in the initial selection of antibiotics to treat the infection.
🧜♀️ Mermaid Emoji - Emojis by Dictionary.comRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
anime kissRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.