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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rod-shaped gram-negative bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals; those of the genus Erwinia are found in plants.

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  • noun biology Gram-negative eubacteria that inhabit intestines.

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  • noun rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals

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