Pasteurellaceae

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) \

Medical Definition of Pasteurellaceae

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pasteurellaceae. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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