listeria

Definitions of listeria
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n any species of the genus Listeria

Types:
L. monocytogenes, Listeria monocytogenes
the type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis
Type of:
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria
a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella

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