yersinia

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yer·sin·i·a

 (yər-sĭn′ē-ə)
n. pl. yer·sin·i·ae (-ē-ē′)
A gram-negative bacterium of the genus Yersinia that causes various diseases in animals and humans, including plague.

[From New Latin Yersinia, genus name, after Alexandre Émile Jean Yersin (1863-1943), Swiss-born French bacteriologist.]

yersinia

(jɜːˈsɪnɪə)
n
any rodlike Gram-negative bacterium of the genus Yersinia, the cause of yersiniosis
Translations

yersinia

n. yersinia. gene del tipo de especie Yersinia pestis, bacteria parasítica en humanos, que no forma esporas y contiene bastoncillos de células ovoides, gramma negativas.
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