enterobacterium


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en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·um

 (ĕn′tə-rō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·a (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, often enteric bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some plant and animal pathogens, such as salmonella.
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enterobacterium

(ˌɛntərəʊbækˈtɪərɪəm)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
(Microbiology) any of a class of Gram-negative rodlike bacteria that occur in the gastrointestinal tract
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