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Hemophilus

[ hi-mof-uh-luhs ]
/ hɪˈmɒf ə ləs /
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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.
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Origin of Hemophilus

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