Brucellaceae

noun plural
Bru·​cel·​la·​ce·​ae | \ˌbrü-sə-ˈlā-sē-ˌē \

Medical Definition of Brucellaceae 

: a family of small gram-negative coccoid to rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales that are obligate parasites chiefly of warm-blooded vertebrates and that include a number of serious pathogens — see brucella

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