legionella pneumophilia

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Legionella pneumophilia Legionella pneu·mo·phil·i·a (nōō'mə-fĭl'ē-ə, nyōō'-)
n.
A bacillus of the genus Legionella and the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease.

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legionella pneumophilia

noun
the motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease 
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