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Corynebacteriaceae

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noun plural Cor·y·ne·bac·te·ri·a·ce·ae \ ˌkȯr-ə-(ˌ)nē-bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈā-sē-ˌē \

medical Definition of Corynebacteriaceae

:a family (order Actinomycetales) of chiefly gram-positive, nonmotile, pleomorphic, rod-shaped bacteria that include important parasites as well as saprophytes of soil and dairy products — see corynebacterium

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