Medical Dictionary

Bartonellaceae

play
noun plural Bar·ton·el·la·ce·ae \ˌbärt-ən-ˌel-ˈā-sē-ˌē\

Medical Definition of Bartonellaceae

  1. :  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


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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