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yersinia in Medicine

yersinia yer·sin·i·a (yər-sĭn'ē-ə)
n.
A bacterium of the genus Yersinia.

Yersinia n.
A genus of gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that cause various diseases in humans and animals.

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