Hemophilus

[ hi-mof-uh-luh s ]
/ hɪˈmɒf ə ləs /

noun Bacteriology.

a genus of rod-shaped, parasitic, hemophilic bacteria, certain species of which, as H. influenzae or H. suis, are pathogenic for humans and animals.

Origin of Hemophilus

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