Definition of Family mycoplasmataceae
1. Noun. Pleomorphic Gram-negative nonmotile microorganism similar to both viruses and bacteria; parasitic in mammals.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Mycoplasmatales, Order Mycoplasmatales
Member holonyms: Genus Mycoplasma
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Literary usage of Family mycoplasmataceae
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1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"... Family: Mycoplasmataceae). Disease induced: Mycoplasmosis. a. Morphology: Cells are pleomorphic and vary in shape from spherical or slightly ovoid ..."
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