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Mycoplasmataceae

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

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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