Medical Definition of Gardnerella
: a genus of bacteria of uncertain taxonomic affinities that includes one (G. vaginalis synonym Haemophilus vaginalis) often present in the flora of the healthy vagina and present in greatly increased numbers in bacterial vaginosis
Biographical Note for gardnerella
Gardner \ˈgärd-nər\play ,
Herman L. (flourished 1955–80), American physician.
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