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corynebacteria

[ kawr-uh-nee-bak-teer-ee-uh, kuh-rin-uh- kuh-rin-uh- ]
/ 藢k蓴r 蓹 ni b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹, k蓹藞r瑟n 蓹- k蓹藞r瑟n 蓹- /
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plural noun, singular cor路y路ne路bac路te路ri路um [kawr-uh-nee-bak-teer-ee-uhm, kuh-rin-uh-]. /藢k蓴r 蓹 ni b忙k藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹m, k蓹藞r瑟n 蓹-/.
rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Corynebacterium, many species of which are pathogenic.
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Origin of corynebacteria

<New Latin (1896) <Greek kor媒n膿 club + bacteriabacteria

OTHER WORDS FROM corynebacteria

cor路y路ne路bac路te路ri路al, adjective

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