Selenomonas

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Selenomonas

(sĕ-lē'nō-mō'nas),
A genus of bacteria of uncertain taxonomic affiliation, containing curved to crescentic or helical, gram-negative, strictly anaerobic rods that are motile with an active tumbling motion. Several flagella are present in a tuft, often near the center of the concave side. The type species, Selenomonas sputigena, is found in the human buccal cavity.
[G. selēnē, moon, + monas, single (unit)]

Se·le·no·mo·nas

(sĕ-lē'nō-mō'nas)
A genus of bacteria found in the human oral vestibule.
[G. selēnē, moon, + monas, single (unit)]