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Ureaplasma U·re·a·plas·ma (yu-rē'ə-plāz'mə)
A genus of nonmotile gram-negative bacteria that require urea and cholesterol for growth and are associated with nongonococcal urethritis and prostatitis in males and with genitourinary tract infections and reproductive failure in females. Also called T-mycoplasma.

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