mycobacterium

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See also: Mycobacterium

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myco- +‎ bacterium

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mycobacterium (plural mycobacteria)

  1. (bacteriology) Any of many rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria, of the genus Mycobacterium, that cause diseases such as tuberculosis and leprosy.

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