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coryneform

[kuh-rin-uh-fawrm] /kəˈrɪn əˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
having a rodlike or clublike shape.
noun
2.
Bacteriology. any coryneform bacterium, especially a corynebacterium or propionibacterium.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; coryne(bacterium) + -form
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  • coryneform bacteria and certain fungi were responsible for hydrocarbon degradation.

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