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Medical Term:

El Tor vibrio

 

Definition: a bacterium regarded as a biovar of Vibrio cholerae. It was originally isolated from six pilgrims who died of dysentery or gangrene of the colon at the Tor quarantine station on the Sinai Peninsula.

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