Escherichieae


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Escherichieae

[‚esh·ə·rə‚kī·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
Formerly a tribe of bacteria in the family Enterobacteriaceae defined by the ability to ferment lactose, with the rapid production of acid and visible gas.
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