Bordetella

noun
Bor·​de·​tel·​la | \ ˌbȯrd-ə-ˈtel-ə How to pronounce Bordetella (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bordetella

: a genus of bacteria comprising very short gram-negative strictly aerobic coccuslike bacilli and including the causative agent (B. pertussis) of whooping cough

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“Bordetella.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bordetella. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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