Spherophorus

noun Sphe·roph·o·rus \sfə̇ˈräfərəs\

Definition of Spherophorus

  1. :  a genus comprising markedly pleomorphic gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of uncertain systematic position and including various organisms associated with suppurative and necrotic processes in man and various lower animals — compare bullnose

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Origin and Etymology of spherophorus

New Latin, from spher- + -phorus


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