HyperDic: francisella

English > 1 sense of the word Francisella:
NOUNanimalFrancisella, genus Francisellaa genus of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that occur as pathogens and parasite in many animals (including humans)
English > Francisella: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA genus of Gram-negative aerobic bacteria that occur as pathogens and parasite in many animals (including humans).
Synonymgenus Francisella
MembersFrancisella tularensisThe type species of the genus Francisella and the causal agent of tularemia in humans
Broaderbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
CatalanFrancisella

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