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  • n. Any of various specialized bacteria that are obligate parasites of plant phloem tissue and of some insects, characterized by the lack of a cell wall, a pleiomorphic or filamentous shape (normally with a diameter of less than one micrometer), and their very small genomes.

Etymologies

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phyto- +‎ plasma

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