mycoplasma

Definitions of mycoplasma
  1. noun
    any of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack cell walls and can survive without oxygen; can cause pneumonia and urinary tract infection
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    types:
    PPLO, pleuropneumonialike organism
    a mycoplasma resistant to antibiotics that causes a kind of pneumonia in humans
    type of:
    eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria
    a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
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