Dialister

noun
Dia·​lis·​ter | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈlis-tər How to pronounce Dialister (audio) \

Medical Definition of Dialister

: a genus of minute gram-negative parasitic strictly anaerobic bacteria of the family Bacteroidaceae that grow only in fresh sterile tissue or ascitic fluid and comprise cells occurring singly, in pairs, or in short chains

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