Haemophilus influenzae type b

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Hae·moph·i·lus in·flu·en·zae type b

 (hē-mŏf′ə-ləs ĭn′flo͞o-ĕn′zē′)
n. Abbr. Hib
A rod-shaped, gram-negative bacterium found in the human respiratory tract that causes acute respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, and other diseases, especially meningitis in young children.

[New Latin Haemophilus īnfluenzae, species name : Greek haima, blood + Greek -philos, -philous + New Latin īnfluenzae, genitive of īnfluenza, influenza.]
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