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Medical Term:

Mycoplasma genitalium


Definition: a bacterial species that may be a causative agent of urethritis; cross-reacts immunologically with Mycoplasma pneumoniae; can cause serious infections involving the respiratory tract, heart, bloodstream, central nervous system, and prosthetic valves and joints.

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