Shigella

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New Latin, from Japanese Shiga (a surname), after Japanese bacteriologist Kiyoshi Shiga +‎ -ella.

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Shigella f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Enterobacteriaceae – certain gram-negative bacteria, some of which can invade the colon and trigger the form of dysentery called shigellosis.

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