The Brevundimonas are a genus of proteobacteria.


The name Brevundimonas derives from:   Latin adjective brevis, short; Latin feminine gender noun unda, a wave; Latin feminine gender noun monas (μονάς / μονάδα), nominally meaning "a unit", but in effect meaning a bacterium; New Latin feminine gender noun Brevundimonas, bacteria with short wavelength flagella.[1]

Members of the genus Brevundimonas can be referred to as brevundimonad (viz. Trivialisation of names).


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