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Proteus

(prō`tēəs, –tyo͞os), in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of NeptuneNeptune,
in astronomy, 8th planet from the sun at a mean distance of about 2.8 billion mi (4.5 billion km) with an orbit lying between those of Uranus and the dwarf planet Pluto; its period of revolution is about 165 years.
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Proteus

(prō`tēəs, –tyo͞os), in Greek mythology, prophetic old man of the sea who tended the seals of Poseidon. He could change himself into any shape he pleased, but if he were nevertheless seized and held, he would foretell the future. The word protean is derived from his name.

Proteus

(proh -tee-ŭs, proh -tyooss) The second-largest known satellite of Neptune, measuring 400 km across but irregular in shape, discovered in 1989 during the Voyager 2 flyby. It orbits close to its planet, completing one circuit in about 26 hours at a mean distance of nearly 93 000 km. Its path is almost parallel with Neptune's equator. Proteus has a low albedo (about 0.06) and a large feature, the Southern Hemisphere Depression, which is 250 km in diameter and 10 km deep. There are also troughs, ridges, and several craters. See Table 2, backmatter.

Proteus

[′prōd·ē·əs]
(astronomy)
A satellite of Neptune orbiting at a mean distance of 73,100 miles (117,600 kilometers) with a period of 26.9 hours, and with a diameter of about 250 miles (400 kilometers).

Proteus

though engaged, steals his friend Valentine’s beloved, reveals his plot and effects his banishment. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Two Gentlemen of Verona]

Proteus

has ability to change shape. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 201]

PROTEUS

An extensible language, the core of PARSEC.

["The Design of a Minimal Expandable Computer Language", J.R. Bell, PhD Thesis, CS, Stanford University (Dec 1968)].
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The ligands L-1 and L-2 showed no antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia Coli and Proteus mirabilis. L-3 was active compound in Staphylococcus aureus strain while it showed no activity against Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia Coli and Proteus mirabilis strains.
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A study of the microbiota in the fangs, fangs heath and venom of Bothrops jararaca, reported that the bacterial species most frequently found were: group D streptococci, Enterobacter sp., Providencia rettgeri, Providencia spp., Escherichia coli, Morganella morganii and Clostridium sp., but less frequently Pseudomonas spp., Proteus mirabilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium, and Citrobacter spp.
Of the 11 genera of gram-negative bacteria identified, six belonged to the family Enterobacteriaceae, where the strain Proteus mirabilis was the most often isolated, representing 28.6% of all gram-negative bacteria isolated.
A continuacion se presenta el caso de un paciente que ingreso a la Unidad de cuidados Intensivos del Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo posterior a un trauma abdominal cerrado al cual se le diagnostico shock septico originada por Proteus mirabilis.
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Urine culture grew multisensitive Proteus mirabilis. Antibiotic coverage was deescalated to ciprofloxacin; norepinephrine was discontinued and patient was transferred to floor.