Bartonellaceae

noun plural
Bar·​ton·​el·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbärt-ᵊn-ˌel-ˈā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Bartonellaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bartonellaceae

: a family of bacteria of the order Rickettsiales that invade blood and tissue cells of humans and other vertebrates and are often transmitted by bloodsucking arthropods

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“Bartonellaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bartonellaceae. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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