corynebacterium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek korynē club Date: 1909 any of a large genus (Corynebacterium) of usually gram-positive nonmotile bacteria that occur as irregular or branching rods and include numerous important animal and plant pathogens • corynebacterial adjective

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