Gemella morbillorum

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Gemella morbillorum

a microaerophilic bacterium, formerly called Streptococcus morbillorum, that fails to produce β-hemolysis of blood agar and lacks distinguishing serogroup antigens; causes serious infections in some patients similar to those seen with viridans streptococci.

Ge·mel·la mor·bil·lor·um

(jĕ-mel'ă mōr-bi-lō'rŭm)
A microaerophilic bacterium, formerly called Streptococcus morbillorum, which fails to produce β-hemolysis of blood agar and lacks distinguishing serogroup antigens; causes serious infections in some patients similar to those seen with viridans streptococci.

Gemella morbillorum

(jĕ-mĕl′ă mŏr-bĭ-lōr′ŭm) [NL]
A gram-positive coccus formerly classified in the genus Streptococcus; it is a cause of septic arthritis, endocarditis, oral abscesses, and peritonitis.