order Mycoplasmatales

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Noun1.order Mycoplasmatales - coextensive with the family Mycoplasmataceae
animal order - the order of animals
division Eubacteria - one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
family Mycoplasmataceae, Mycoplasmataceae - pleomorphic Gram-negative nonmotile microorganism similar to both viruses and bacteria; parasitic in mammals
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Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a member of the family Mycoplasmataceae and order Mycoplasmatales [1], the smallest self-replicating prokaryotes in both cellular dimensions and genome size [2-4].
nov.) from helical species (Spiroplasmataceae), and emended descriptions of the order Mycoplasmatales, family Mycoplasmataceae," International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, vol.
(4) Nevertheless, in recent years, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma, two genera belonging to the family mycoplasmateceae, order Mycoplasmatales, class Mollicutes, have been proposed as causatives of genitourinary disease in both men and women.