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gram-positive

[′gram ¦päs·əd·iv]
(microbiology)
Of bacteria, holding the color of the primary stain when treated with Gram's stain.
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Streptococcus pneumonie has also remained a major model organism for studies on the mechanism of pathogenesis and on the molecular and cell biology of a gram-positive bacterium," says Dr.

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