co·​ryn·​e·​form kə-ˈri-nə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce coryneform (audio)
: being or resembling corynebacteria

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coryneform was in 1952

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“Coryneform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


co·​ryne·​form kə-ˈrin-ə-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce coryneform (audio)
: being or resembling bacteria of the genus Corynebacterium
coryneform soil isolates
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