Complete Definition of "Proteus"

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Etymology

Proper noun
wikipedia|Proteus (Bacterium)
Proteus

  1. A taxonomic genus, within family Enterobacteriaceae - a bacteria responsible for human urinary tract infections
  2. A taxonomic genus, within family Proteidae. The amphibian olm is the only species in the genus.

wikispecies

See also
See Wikispecies for the species in the two genera called Proteus.

Category:Taxonomic names


English
wikipedia|Proteus|Proteus (god)
wikipedia|Proteus (moon)

Proper noun
Proteus

  1. Greek mythology A sea god who could change his shape at will.
  2. astronomy The sixth satellite of the planet Neptune

Derived terms
Proteus syndrome

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