helicobacter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

helicobacter (plural helicobacters)

  1. Any member of the Helicobacter bacteria.
    • 2007 April 24, Nicholas Bakalar, “Resistance: Bacterium Linked to Ulcers May Lower Risk of Asthma”, in New York Times[1]:
      “We provide evidence that there is a relationship between the decrease in helicobacter prevalence and the increase in childhood asthma.”