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Related to family Corynebacteriaceae: Corynebacterium jeikeium, Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum, Corynebacterium xerosis, Corynebacterium striatum, Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
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|Noun||1.||family Corynebacteriaceae - a large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales|
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
genus Corynebacterium - the type genus of the family Corynebacteriaceae which is widely distributed in nature; the best known are parasites and pathogens of humans and domestic animals
genus Listeria - a genus of aerobic motile bacteria of the family Corynebacteriaceae containing small Gram-positive rods