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Proteus

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(prō′tē-ŭs )

[Gr. Proteus, a god who could change his form]
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, motile bacilli that inhabits the intestinal tract and causes protein decomposition; it is a cause of human infection, esp. of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Proteus ID - 732023 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732023/all/Proteus PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Taber's Online DP - Unbound Medicine ER -