Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Definition

hē-mŏfə-ləs ĭnflo͝o-ĕnzē
A rod-shaped, gram-negative bacterium found in the human respiratory tract that causes acute respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, and other diseases, especially meningitis in young children.
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Origin of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B

  • New Latin Haemophilus īnfluenzae species name Greek haima blood Greek -philos -philous New Latin īnfluenzae genitive of īnfluenza influenza

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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