Mycoplasmataceae

noun plural
My·​co·​plas·​ma·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ -ˌplaz-mə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Mycoplasmataceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mycoplasmataceae

: a family (coextensive with the order Mycoplasmatales) of minute pleomorphic gram-negative nonmotile bacteria that have complex life cycles, are mostly parasitic usually in mammals, and are classified into the genera Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

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“Mycoplasmataceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mycoplasmataceae. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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