Corynebacteriaceae


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Corynebacteriaceae

 [ko-ri″ne-bak-tēr″e-a´se-e]
a family of bacteria, made up of usually nonmotile rods, sometimes showing marked variation in form and sometimes beaded or banded with metachromatic granules.

Corynebacteriaceae

/Co·ry·ne·bac·te·ri·a·ceae/ (ko-ri″ne-bak-tēr″e-a´se-e) in former systems of classification, a family of coryneform bacteria, related to the actinomycetes, which included the genera Corynebacterium, Erysipelothrix, and Listeria.

Corynebacteriaceae

a family of bacteria, made up of usually nonmotile rods, sometimes showing marked variation in form and sometimes beaded or banded with metachromatic granules. Contains the genus Corynebacterium.