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noun an·a·plas·ma \ˌan-ə-ˈplaz-mə\

Medical Definition of ANAPLASMA

capitalized :  a genus of bacteria of the family Anaplasmataceae that are found in the red blood cells of ruminants, resemble small masses of chromatin without cytoplasm, are transmitted by biting arthropods, and cause anaplasmosis
plural an·a·plas·ma·ta \-mət-ə\ or an·a·plas·mas :  any bacterium of the genus Anaplasma


June 29, 2015
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