Haemophilus influenzae type b love

Haemophilus influenzae type b

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A rod-shaped, gram-negative bacterium found in the human respiratory tract that causes acute respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, and other diseases, especially meningitis in young children.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Haemophilus īnfluenzae, species name : Greek haima, blood + Greek -philos, -philous + New Latin īnfluenzae, genitive of īnfluenza, influenza.

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