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paracolon


paracolon

noun para·co·lon \-ˈkō-lən\

Definition of PARACOLON

:  any of several coliform bacteria that do not ferment lactose, are causative agents of a number of human gastroenteritides, and have sometimes been grouped in a separate genus (Paracolobactrum) but are now assigned to other genera (as Escherichia)
March 05, 2015
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