Calymmatobacterium


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Related to Calymmatobacterium: lymphogranuloma venereum, Calymmatobacterium granulomatis, Donovan body

Calymmatobacterium

[kə¦lim·əd·ō‚bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, usually encapsulated, pleomorphic rods of uncertain affiliation; the single species causes granuloma inguinale in humans.