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Hemophilus

[hi-mof-uh-luh s]
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noun Bacteriology.
  1. a genus of rod-shaped, parasitic, hemophilic bacteria, certain species of which, as H. influenzae or H. suis, are pathogenic for humans and animals.
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Origin of Hemophilus

< New Latin (1917); see hemo-, -philous
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