coliform

<bacteria> Gram-negative, nonsporing, facultative rod-shaped bacteria that ferment lactose with gas formation within 48 hours at 35 degrees C. They are generally small, gram-negative, bacilliform (shaped like rods), facultative anaerobes and they include strains such as Escherichia, Kelbsiella, Enterobacter, and Citrobacter. They are useful f...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

coliform

(from the article `bird`) ...species in 1 family of the Northern Hemisphere; foot-propelled diving birds with webbed feet and pointed bills; length 53–91 cm (21–36 ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/108

coliform

(ko´lĭ-form) pertaining to fermentative gram-negative enteric bacilli, sometimes restricted to those fermenting lactose, which are the genera Citrobacter, Enterobacter,Escherichia, and Klebsiella.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Coliform

any bacteria resembling Escherichia coli
Found on http://afspoultry.ca.uky.edu/extension-glossary

coliform

resembling or shaped like a sieve
Found on http://phrontistery.info/c.html
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