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my•co•bac•te•ri•um



Pronunciation: (mī"kō-bak-tēr'ē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -te•ri•aPronunciation: (-tēr'ē-u). [key]
Bacteriol.
any of several rod-shaped aerobic bacteria of the genus Mycobacterium, certain species of which, as M. tuberculosis, are pathogenic for humans and animals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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