Medical Dictionary

Moraxella

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noun Mor·ax·el·la \ˌmȯr-ak-ˈsel-ə\

Medical Definition of Moraxella

  1. :  a genus of short rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria that is placed in either of two families (moraxellaceae or Neisseriaceae) and includes the causative agent (M. lacunata) of Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis


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