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Pronunciation: fi'fer-el'la

Definition: An obsolete genus of bacteria, the type species of which, Pfeifferella mallei, formerly was placed in the genus Actinobacillus and now is in the genus Pseudomonas.

[R. F. J. Pfeiffer]

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