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.
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