One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bacterium which metabolizes carbohydrate, some kinds being involved in the fermentation of dairy products and the etiology of acne.
Genus Propionibacterium; Gram-positive rods
- ‘The study also monitored skin colonization by antibiotic-resistant propionibacteria.’
Modern Latin, from propionic (see propionic acid) + bacterium.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.