Anaplasmataceae

noun plural
An·​a·​plas·​ma·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ ˌan-ə-ˌplaz-mə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Anaplasmataceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Anaplasmataceae

: a family of parasitic bacteria of the order Rickettsiales that are found inside of membrane-bound vacuoles within cells (such as red or white blood cells) of various vertebrates and invertebrates and are classified in several genera including the genera Anaplasma and Ehrlichia

Comments on Anaplasmataceae

What made you want to look up Anaplasmataceae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a haphazard or makeshift solution

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!