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brucella

[ broo-sel-uh ]
/ bru藞s蓻l 蓹 /
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noun, plural bru路cel路lae [broo-sel-ee], /bru藞s蓻l i/, bru路cel路las.Bacteriology.
any of several rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria of the genus Brucella, certain species of which, as B. melitensis, are pathogenic for humans and other animals.
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Origin of brucella

1920; <New Latin; after D. Bruce; see -ella
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Medical definitions for brucella

Brucella
[ br艒艒-s臅l蓹 ]

n.
A genus of encapsulated, nonmotile bacteria containing short, rod-shaped to coccoid gram-negative cells that are parasites in and pathogens for humans.
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