genus Calymmatobacterium

Definitions of genus Calymmatobacterium
  1. noun
    a genus of bacterial rods containing only the one species that causes granuloma inguinale
    synonyms: Calymmatobacterium
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    type of:
    bacteria, bacterium
    (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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