noun plural

Pas·​teu·​rel·​la·​ce·​ae ˌpas-tər-ə-ˈlā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Pasteurellaceae (audio) -ˌī How to pronounce Pasteurellaceae (audio)
: a family of gram-negative coccoid to rod-shaped pleomorphic bacteria that are nonmotile and mesophilic and do not form spores see actinobacillus, haemophilus, pasteurella

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“Pasteurellaceae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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