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salmonella   (sāl'mə-něl'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
Plural salmonellae (sāl'mə-něl'ē) or salmonellas
Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Salmonella that cause food poisoning and typhoid fever in humans and other mammals.
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