Corynebacterium

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Translingual[edit]

Corynebacterium diphtheriae, stained with methylene blue

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek κορύνη (korúnē, club) + bacterium.

Proper noun[edit]

Corynebacterium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Corynebacteriaceae — Gram-positive bacteria, including the species that causes diphtheria.

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