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anaplasma

noun an·a·plas·ma \ˌan-ə-ˈplaz-mə\

Medical Definition of ANAPLASMA

1
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
2
plural an·a·plas·ma·ta \-mət-ə\ or an·a·plas·mas :  any bacterium of the genus Anaplasma
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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