Meaning of Moraxella*

Mor•ax•el•la

Pronunciation: (môr"uk-sel'u), [key]
— n. Bacteriol.
  1. a genus of rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria, certain species of which, as M. lacunata, are parasitic and pathogenic for humans and other warm-blooded animals.
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