Ureaplasma

[ yu-rē′ə-plăzmə ]

n.

A genus of nonmotile gram-negative bacteria that require urea and cholesterol for growth and are associated with nongonococcal urethritis and prostatitis in males and with genitourinary tract infections and reproductive failure in females.T-mycoplasma


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