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strep·to·ba·cil·lus

n 1  cap  :  a genus of facultatively anaerobic gram-negative rod bacteria of uncertain family affiliation that includes one (S. moniliformis) that is the causative agent of one form of rat-bite fever  2  pl  -li   :  any of various nonmotile gram-negative bacilli in which the individual cells are joined in a chain : esp  :  one of the genus Streptobacillus .
 
 

 
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