campylobacter






noun

  1. a rod-shaped bacterium that causes infections in cattle and man. Unpasteurized milk infected with campylobacter is a common cause of gastroenteritis

n.

  1. A genus of motile bacteria containing gram-negative, nonsporeforming, spirally curved rods with a single polar flagellum at one or both ends of the cell; certain species can cause illness in humans.

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