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Medical Term:

Xanthomonas

Pronunciation: zan'tho-mo'nas

Definition: Genus of the family Pseudomonadaceae; aerobic, gram-negative, chemoorganotrophic, straight bacilli that exhibit motility by flagella. Type species is Xanthomonas campestris.

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