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noun an·a·bae·na \ˌan-ə-ˈbē-nə\

Medical Definition of anabaena

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of freshwater cyanobacteria (family Nostocaceae) having cells in beadlike filaments and often contaminating reservoirs

  2. 2:  a cyanobacterium of the genus Anabaena

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