• WordNet 3.6
    • n mycobacterium rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mycobacterium A genus proposed by Lehmann-Neumann to include certain pathogenic bacteria, as Bacterium lepræ: regarded as synonymous with the genus Bacterium, in which it is included by Migula.
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Otomastoiditis with acute left facial nerve paralysis caused by Mycobacterium chelonae.
Mycobacterium chelonae usually causes soft-tissue and skin infection.
Mycobacterium vaccae, an envionmental saprophyte, has immunogenic properties that enhance the host immune response.
Children exposed to multidrug-resistant (MDR) Mycobacterium tuberculosis are at risk of developing MDR tuberculosis.
It is now 20 years since the first reported isolation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) from patients with Crohn's disease.
Under the microscope, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria.
Tuberculosis ( TB ) is a highly infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis .
Researchers Report Cases of Mycobacterium haemophilum in Tattoo Parlor Customers.
Two reported cases of Mycobacterium haemophilum skin infections in tattoo parlor customers mark the first time this type of skin infection has been linked to tattoos and tattooing.