Francisella Fran·ci·sel·la (frān’sĭ-sěl’ə)
A genus of coccoid or rod-shaped, gram-negative aerobic bacteria, having some pathogenic species.
- Francis crick
[krik] /krɪk/ noun 1. Francis Harry Compton, 1916–2004, English biophysicist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1962. /krɪk/ noun 1. a painful muscle spasm or cramp, esp in the neck or back verb 2. (transitive) to cause a crick in (the neck, back, etc) /krɪk/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a dialect word for creek (sense 2) […]
- Francisella tularensis
Francisella tularensis Francisella tu·la·ren·sis (tōō’lə-rěn’sĭs, tyōō’-) n. A bacterium of the genus Francisella that causes tularemia in humans.
[fran-sis] /ˈfræn sɪs/ noun 1. a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “Frenchman.”. [fran-sahyz] /ˈfræn saɪz/ verb (used with object), francized, francizing. Canadian. 1. to force to adopt French customs and the French language. /ˈfrɑːnsɪs/ noun 1. Dick, full name Richard Stanley Francis. 1920–2010, British thriller writer, formerly a champion jockey. His […]
- Francis Ferdinand
noun 1. 1863–1914, archduke of Austria: heir apparent to the thrones of Austria and Hungary whose assassination precipitated the outbreak of World War I (nephew of Francis Joseph I).