Definition of Mycobacteriaceae

1. Noun. A family of bacteria.

Exact synonyms: Family Mycobacteriaceae
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Actinomycetales, Order Actinomycetales
Member holonyms: Genus Mycobacterium



Medical Definition of Mycobacteriaceae

1. A family of gram-positive bacteria found in soil and dairy products and as parasites on animals and man. Several are important pathogens. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mycobacteriaceae

mycetoid
mycetoma
mycetomas
mycetomata
mycetomatous
mycetophagous
mycetozoan
mycetozoans
mycid
mycinamicin III O-methyltransferase
myclobutanil
myco-
mycobacillin
mycobacillin synthetase
mycobacteria
mycobacteriaceae (current term)
mycobacterial
mycobacteriophages
mycobacteriosis
mycobacterium
mycobacterium avium
mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection
mycobacterium avium complex
mycobacterium avium complex disease
mycobacterium bovis
mycobacterium chelonae
mycobacterium fortuitum
mycobacterium haemophilum
mycobacterium infections
mycobacterium kansasii

Literary usage of Mycobacteriaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Determinative Bacteriology by Frederick Dixon Chester (1901)
"In the mycobacteriaceae the cellular protoplasm, on the other hand, may show true dichotomous branching, as seen in tubercle, diphtheria, and in influenza ..."

2. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"This organism belongs to the class, Schizomycetes; order, (4) Eu- bacteriales; family, (8) mycobacteriaceae; genus, (1) Actinomyces. ..."

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