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Medical Term:

Hafnia

Pronunciation: haf'ne-ah

Definition: Genus in the family Enterobacteriaceae; found in human feces, a rare cause of nosocomial infection; associated with diarrheal disease of undefined mechanism. There is a single species, Hafnia alvei.

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