Synonyms and Antonyms for Gram

1. gram (n.)

a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

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2. Gram (n.)

Danish physician and bacteriologist who developed a method of staining bacteria to distinguish among them (1853-1938)

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3. Gram-negative (adj.)

(of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method

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4. gram-atomic weight (n.)

the quantity of an element whose weight in grams is numerically equal to the atomic weight of the element

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5. Gram-positive (adj.)

(of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method

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