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aerobacter

[air-oh-bak-ter] /ˈɛər oʊˌbæk tər/
noun
1.
any of several short, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Aerobacter, free living in nature and also normally inhabiting the intestinal tracts of humans and other animals.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1900); see aero-, -bacter
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