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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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