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My·co·plas·ma·ta·ce·ae

n pl :  a family (coextensive with the order Mycoplasmatales) of minute pleomorphic gram-negative nonmotile prokaryotic microorganisms that are intermediate in some respects between viruses and bacteria, are reported to have complex life cycles, are mostly parasitic usu. in mammals, and are classified into the genera Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma .
 
 

 
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