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aerobacter

[ air-oh-bak-ter ]
/ ˈɛər oʊˌbæk tər /
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noun

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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