Legionella

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(lē″jĭ-nĕl′ă )

[L., from “Legionnaire's disease”]
A genus of gram-negative, motile, aerobic bacilli of the family Legionellaceae. They are found in natural water and may contaminate water used for human consumption, air-conditioning, or waste disposal.

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