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Dialister

noun Dia·lis·ter \ ˌdī-ə-ˈlis-tər \

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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