Proteus

(1) Genus of highly motile Gram negative bacteria. They are found largely in soil but are also found in the intestine of humans. They are opportunistic pathogens; P. mirabilis is a major cause of urinary tract infections. (2) An urodele amphibian. It is a cave dweller and is blind, has external gills and lacks any pigment.

Proteus

[programming language] Proteus (``PROcessor for TExt Easy to USe``) is a fully functional, procedural programming language created in 1998 by Simone Zanella. Proteus incorporates many functions derived from several other languages: C, BASIC, Assembly, Clipper/dBase; it is especially versatile in dealing with strings, having hundreds of dedi...
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Proteus

The Proteus was a Greek Glavkos Class submarine of 718 tons displacement launched in 1927. The Proteus was powered by two sets of 2-cycle Sulzer diesel engines providing a top speed of 14 knots surfaced and 9.5 knots submerged and a maximum range of 6400 km and a diving depth of 45 fathoms. She carried a complement of 41 and was armed with one 3.9 ...
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Proteus

In Greek mythology, the warden of the sea beasts of Poseidon; his flocks were usually said to comprise of seals. He possessed the gift of prophecy but could transform himself into many forms to evade questioning. At midday he would recline in the shadow of the rocks and if he was seized at that time, and his shape-changing ploys proved unsu...
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Proteus

[satellite] Proteus is the name of the multimission platform satellite developed by CNES and Aérospatiale Satellite Division (now Thales Alenia Space) in France. ...
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Proteus

[n] - (Greek mythology) a prophetic god who served Poseidon 2. [n] - type genus of the Proteidae
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Proteus

Satellite of the planet Neptune. See TABLE 10. NEPTUNE - SATELLITE DATA
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Proteus

In Greek mythology, the warden of the sea beasts of Poseidon; his flocks were usually said to comprise of seals. He possessed the gift of prophecy but could transform himself into many forms to...
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Proteus

Pro'te·us noun [ Latin , Greek ....] 1. (Class. Myth.) A sea god in the service of Neptune who assumed different shapes at will. Hence, one who easily changes his appearance or principles. 2. (Zoology) (a) A genus of aquatic eel-shaped amphibians found in caves in ...
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Proteus

1. <bacteria> Genus of highly motile gram-negative bacteria. They are found largely in soil but are also found in the intestine of humans. They are opportunistic pathogens, Proteus mirabilis is a major cause of urinary tract infections. ... 2. <zoology> An urodele amphibian. It is a cave dweller and is blind, has external gills and lack...
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Proteus

genus Proteus noun type genus of the Proteidae
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Proteus

noun (Greek mythology) a prophetic god who served Poseidon; was capable of changing his shape at will
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Proteus

(pro´te-әs) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, motile, rod-shaped bacteria. Organisms are found in fecal material, especially in patients treated with oral antibiotics. P. mira´bilis is a leading cause of urinary tract infections. P. morga´nii is found in the intestines and is associated with summe...
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pneumonia a rare type of bacterial pneumonia caused by infection with species of Proteus, usually P. mirabilis or P. vulgaris; it usually affects debilitated or immunocompromised patients and is characterized by consolidation with abscesses in the upper lobes.
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Proteus

• (n.) A genus of aquatic eel-shaped amphibians found in caves in Austria. They have permanent external gills as well as lungs. The eyes are small and the legs are weak. • (n.) A sea god in the service of Neptune who assumed different shapes at will. Hence, one who easily changes his appearance or principles. • (n.) A changeable prot...
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(from the article `Two Gentlemen of Verona, The`) Valentine (one of the two gentlemen of the title) opens the play by chiding his closest friend, Proteus (the other gentleman), for remaining idly at ...
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Proteus

(from the article `Caudata`) ...streams, have eyes, and are normally pigmented; elongate bodies, length to 45 cm; limbs with 3 (olm) or 4 fingers, 2 (olm) or 4 toes; external ...
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(from the article `Neptune`) ...[the Roman god Neptune] or with water.) With a diameter nearly that of Earth`s Moon, Triton is, by far, Neptune`s largest satellite—more than six ...
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Proteus

in Greek mythology, the prophetic old man of the sea and shepherd of the sea`s flocks (e.g., seals). He was subject to the sea god Poseidon, and his ... [1 related articles]
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The sixth moon of Neptune in order from the planet. Proteus was discovered in June 1989 by Voyager scientist Stephen P. Synnott from images sent back by Voyager 2. It is named after the shape-changing sea god of Greek mythology and is also known as Neptune VIII. Although Proteus is larger than Nerei...
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Proteus

Proteus (prō'tēus, –tyOOs) , in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Neptune.
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Proteus

Proteus (prō'tēus, –tyOOs) , 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 nam...
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Proteus

Proteus is a gentleman in the Two Gentlemen of Verona.
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Proteus

In Greek mythology, Proteus was a son of Abas and the twin brother of Acrisius. In a dispute between the two brothers over the kingdom of Argos,
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Proteus

Type: Term Pronunciation: prō′tē-ŭs Definitions: 1. A former genus of the Sarcodina, now termed Amoeba. 2. A genus of motile, peritrichous, non-spore-forming, aerobic to facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing gram-negative rods; coccoid forms, large irregular involution forms, filaments, and sph...
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