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aerobacter

[air-oh-bak-ter]
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noun
  1. any of several short, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Aerobacter, free living in nature and also normally inhabiting the intestinal tracts of humans and other animals.
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Origin of aerobacter

< New Latin (1900); see aero-, -bacter
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