Mycobacteriaceae

noun plural
My·​co·​bac·​te·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌmī-kō-bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Mycobacteriaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mycobacteriaceae

: a family of rod-shaped bacteria of the order Actinomycetales that are rarely filamentous and only occasionally have slight branching

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“Mycobacteriaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mycobacteriaceae. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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