brucellaceae

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Brucellaceae Bru·cel·la·ce·ae (brōō'sə-lā'sē-ē')
n.
A family of bacteria containing small, coccoid to rod-shaped, gram-negative cells that are parasites in and pathogens for warm-blooded animals, including humans.

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