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Synonyms for rickettsias

Noun

1. rickettsia, eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria
usage: any of a group of very small rod-shaped bacteria that live in biting arthropods (as ticks and mites) and cause disease in vertebrate hosts; they cause typhus and other febrile diseases in human beings
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