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pasteurella

[ pas-tuh-rel-uh ]
/ 藢p忙s t蓹藞r蓻l 蓹 /
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noun, plural pas路teu路rel路lae [pas-tuh-rel-ee], /藢p忙s t蓹藞r蓻l i/, pas路teu路rel路las.Bacteriology.
any of several rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Pasturella, certain species of which are parasitic and pathogenic for humans and animals.
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Origin of pasteurella

<New Latin (1887), after L. Pasteur; see -ella
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Medical definitions for pasteurella

Pasteurella
[ p膬s鈥瞔h蓹-r臅l蓹, p膬st蓹- ]

n.
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria of the family Pastuerellaceae containing small gram-negative rods; they are parasites of humans and other animals.
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