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Vibrionaceae Vib·ri·o·na·ce·ae (vĭb'rē-ō-nā'sē-ē')
A family of gram-negative, rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacteria that have flagella and are usually motile and are found in fresh or sea water and, occasionally, in fish and humans.

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