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

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“Anaplasmataceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Anaplasmataceae. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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