corynebacterium definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous gram-positive, rod-shaped micro-organisms associated with the genus Corynebacterium, which include numerous pet and plant pathogens, like the causative broker of diphtheria.
    • Any bacterium, for the genus Corynebacterium, some of which tend to be pathogenic or parasitic
    • Any member of the genus Corynebacterium, composed of gram-positive frequently nonmotile irregularly rod-shaped micro-organisms, a few of which are pathogenic or parasitic in humans and domestic pets, such as for example Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which causes diphtheria.
    • any types of the genus Corynebacterium
    • Any of different gram-positive, rod-shaped germs of genus Corynebacterium, which include numerous pet and plant pathogens, including the causative broker of diphtheria.
    • Any bacterium, associated with genus Corynebacterium, some of which tend to be pathogenic or parasitic
    • Any member of the genus Corynebacterium, comprising gram-positive frequently nonmotile irregularly rod-shaped micro-organisms, a few of which are pathogenic or parasitic in people and domestic pets, such Corynebacterium diphtheriae, which in turn causes diphtheria.
    • any species of the genus Corynebacterium

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