noun. ['lɪˈstɪriːə'] any species of the genus Listeria.
- true bacteria
- genus Listeria
- L. monocytogenes
Words that Rhyme with Listeria
Example sentences of the word listeria
Pregnant people should always reheat hot dogs fully, to cut down on any risks of listeria contamination.
2. Noun, plural
Food poisoning occurs when you eat food that is contaminated with an infectious organism, such as listeria.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Plus, pork may carry other microorganisms, such as salmonella and listeria, which are destroyed by cooking.