yersinia yer·sin·i·a (yər-sĭn'ē-ə)
A bacterium of the genus Yersinia.
A genus of gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that cause various diseases in humans and animals.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|