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Mycoplasmataceae

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noun plural My·co·plas·ma·ta·ce·ae \-ˌplaz-mə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē\

Medical Definition of Mycoplasmataceae

  1. :  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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