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Medical Term:

Alteromonas

Pronunciation: al′tĕr-ō-mō′năs

Definition: A genus of gram-negative bacteria with curved rods, and motile by means of a single polar flagellum; require a seawater base for growth; a cause of poultry spoilage.

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