genus Corynebacterium

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Noun1.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
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Corynebacteriaceae, family Corynebacteriaceae - a large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
corynebacterium - any species of the genus Corynebacterium
C. diphtheriae, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Klebs-Loeffler bacillus - a species of bacterium that causes diphtheria
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The Genus Corynebacterium and Other Medically Relevant Coryneform-Like Bacteria.
Taxonomically, they are a heterogenous group consisting of various genera, including the genus Corynebacterium and the genus Brevibacterium.
Among 8 Gram-positive bacilli isolates (16%), all were of the genus Corynebacterium.