Pasteurella



[pas-tuh-rel-uh] /ˌpæs təˈrɛl ə/

noun, plural pasteurellae
[pas-tuh-rel-ee] /ˌpæs təˈrɛl i/ (Show IPA), pasteurellas. Bacteriology.
1.
any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Pasturella, certain species of which are parasitic and pathogenic for humans and animals.

Pasteurella Pas·teu·rel·la (pās’chə-rěl’ə, pās’tə-)
n.
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria of the family Pastuerellaceae containing small gram-negative rods; they are parasites of humans and other animals.

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