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coryneform

[ kuh-rin-uh-fawrm ]
/ kəˈrɪn əˌfɔrm /
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adjective
having a rodlike or clublike shape.
noun
Bacteriology. any coryneform bacterium, especially a corynebacterium or propionibacterium.
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Origin of coryneform

First recorded in 1950–55; coryne(bacterium) + -form
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