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Calymmatobacterium

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noun Ca·lym·ma·to·bac·te·ri·um \kə-ˌlim-ət-ō-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of Calymmatobacterium

  1. :  a former genus of bacteria consisting of a single species (C. granulomatis) that is the causative agent of granuloma inguinale and is now classified in the genus Klebsiella (K. granulomatis)—see donovan body


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