haemophilus

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Haemophilus Hae·moph·i·lus or He·moph·i·lus (hē-mŏf'ə-ləs)
n.
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic parasitic bacteria of the family Brucellaceae that contain minute, gram-negative, rod-shaped cells.

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