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cor•y•ne•bac•te•ri•um



Pronunciation: (kôr"u-nē-bak-tēr'ē-um, ku-rin'u-), [key]
n.,
pl. -te•ri•aPronunciation: (-tēr'ē-u). [key]

any of various rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Corynebacterium, many of which are pathogenic.

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