Corynebacteriaceae

Corynebacteriaceae
noun
a large family of mostly Gram-positive and aerobic and nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
Hypernyms: ↑bacteria family
Member Holonyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Corynebacterium, ↑genus Listeria

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\\|kȯrəˌnē+\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Corynebacterium, type genus + -aceae
: a family (order Eubacteriales) of chiefly gram-positive and nonmotile pleomorphic rod-shaped bacteria that include important parasites as well as saprophytes of soil and dairy products — see corynebacterium, erysipelothrix, listeria

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