Acholeplasma laidlawii

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A·cho·le·plas·ma laid·la·'wi·i

a species that occurs as a saprophyte in sewage, manure, humus, and soil. One of two species isolated from humans.
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The smallest, Mycoplasma laidlawii, measures just 0,0001mm in length, while the larger Epulopiscium fishelsoni, found in the gut of the brown sturgeon-fish, is about 0,5mm long.