enterobacterium


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en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·um

, pl.

en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·a

(en'tĕr-ō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm, -ă),
A member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

enterobacterium

(ĕn′tə-rō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. enterobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, often enteric bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some plant and animal pathogens, such as salmonella.