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One entry found for rickettsia.
Main Entry: rickˇettˇsia
Pronunciation: rik-primarystresset-semacron-schwa
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -siˇas or rickettˇsiˇae /-semacron-secondarystressemacron, -semacron-secondarystressimacr/
: any of various bacteria including several that cause diseases (as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and typhus) in human beings
- rickˇettˇsiˇal /-semacron-schwal/ adjective

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