Corynebacteriaceae

Corynebacteriaceae
Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·a·ce·ae .kȯr-ə-(.)nē-bak-.tir-ē-'ā-sē-.ē n pl in some former classifications a family of chiefly gram-positive and nonmotile pleomorphic rod-shaped bacteria comprising important parasites as well as saprophytes of soil and dairy products and including a number of diverse genera (as Corynebacterium, Erysipelothrix, and Listeria)

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Co·ry·ne·bac·te·ri·a·ceae (ko-ri″ne-bak-tēr″e-aґse-e) a family of bacteria of the suborder Corynebacterineae, order Actinomycetales; it contains a single genus, Corynebacterium.

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  • corynebacteriaceae — cor·y·ne·bacteriaceae …   English syllables

  • family Corynebacteriaceae — noun a large family of mostly Gram positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales • Syn: ↑Corynebacteriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria family • Member Holonyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Corynebacterium — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑bacteria genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Corynebacteriaceae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Corynebacterineae — C. ulcerans colonies on a blood agar plate. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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