microbacterium

noun
mi·​cro·​bac·​te·​ri·​um | \-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm \

Medical Definition of microbacterium 

1 capitalized : a genus of minute nonmotile gram-positive thermotolerant bacteria closely related to or included in the family Corynebacteriaceae that are common in dairy products and the mammalian intestinal tract

2 plural microbacteria\-​ē-​ə \ : any of numerous minute heat-resistant bacteria specifically : any bacterium of the genus Microbacterium

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