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brucellaceae in Medicine

Brucellaceae

(brōō′sə-lāsē-ē′)
n.
  1. A family of bacteria containing small, coccoid to rod-shaped, gram-negative cells that are parasites in and pathogens for warm-blooded animals, including humans.
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