Definition of ureaplasma in English:

ureaplasma

Syllabification: u·re·a·plas·ma
Pronunciation: /yo͝oˌrēəˈplazmə
 
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noun

  • A small bacterium related to the mycoplasmas, characterized by the ability to metabolize urea.
    • Genus Ureaplasma, order Mycoplasmatales
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    • In 40 cases the other bacteria made it impossible to recognise the results of ureaplasmas in culture.
    • It allows the detection of ureaplasmas in case of parallel infections and identification of their species.
    • It is likely that ureaplasmas can gain access to the prostate during an acute ureaplasmal infection of the urethra.

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