rickettsia

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Etymology[edit]

From Rickettsia (genus name)

Noun[edit]

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Wikispecies rickettsia (plural rickettsias or rickettsiae)

  1. Any of a group of gram-negative bacteria, of the genus Rickettsia, carried as parasites by ticks, fleas and lice; they cause typhus and other diseases

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