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yersinia

[ yər-sĭnē-ə ]
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n.
A bacterium of the genus Yersinia.
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Medical definitions for yersinia (2 of 2)

Yersinia

n.
A genus of gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that cause various diseases in humans and animals.
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