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campylobacter

/ (ˌkæmpɪləʊˈbæktə) /
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noun
a rod-shaped bacterium that causes infections in cattle and man. Unpasteurized milk infected with campylobacter is a common cause of gastroenteritis
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Word Origin for campylobacter

from Greek kampulos bent + bacter (ium)
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