Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Proteus

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Proteus

1. (Science: 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. (Science: zoology) An urodele amphibian. It is a cave dweller and is blind, has external gills and lacks any pigment.