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[L. corynebacterium fr Gr. korynē, a club, + bacterium] A genus of gram-positive, aerobic, nonmotile bacilli of the family Corynebacteriaceae. Some are part of normal skin flora; others are pathogens for domestic animals, birds, and reptiles.
The causative agent of diphtheria in humans. SEE: diphtheria
The causative species of erythrasma.
An organism used as part of a nonspecific immunotherapy regimen (investigational) in the treatment of lung cancer.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Corynebacterium." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766535/all/Corynebacterium.
Corynebacterium. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766535/all/Corynebacterium. Accessed April 14, 2021.
Corynebacterium. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766535/all/Corynebacterium
Corynebacterium [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2021 April 14]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766535/all/Corynebacterium.
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