Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[er-uh-sip-uh-loh-thriks, eer-uh-] /ˌɛr əˈsɪp ə loʊˌθrɪks, ˌɪər ə-/

noun, Bacteriology.
any of several rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the genus Erysipelothrix, often forming long filaments and occurring as parasites on mammals, birds, and fish.

Erysipelothrix Er·y·sip·e·lo·thrix (ěr’ĭ-sĭp’ə-lō-thrĭks’, -sə-pěl’ə-, ēr’-)
A genus of gram-positive rod-shaped bacteria that are parasitic on mammals, birds, and fish; it includes the causative agent of erysipeloid.


Read Also:

  • Erythema

    [er-uh-thee-muh] /ˌɛr əˈθi mə/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormal redness of the skin due to local congestion, as in inflammation. /ˌɛrɪˈθiːmə/ noun 1. (pathol) redness of the skin, usually occurring in patches, caused by irritation or injury to the tissue n. medical Latin, from Greek erithema, from erythainein “to become red,” from erythros “red” (see red […]

  • Erythema ab igne

    erythema ab igne erythema ab ig·ne (āb ĭg’nē) n. See erythema caloricum.

  • Erythema annulare

    erythema annulare erythema an·nu·lar·e (ān’yə-lâr’ē) n. Erythema characterized by ringed or rounded lesions.

  • Erythema annulare centrifugum

    erythema annulare centrifugum erythema annulare cen·trif·u·gum (sěn-trĭf’yə-gəm) n. A chronic recurring erythematous eruption consisting of small and large annular lesions that can be distinct from each other or joined together.

Disclaimer: Erysipelothrix definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.