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ureaplasma Line breaks: urea|plasma
Pronunciation: /ˌjʊərɪəˈplazmə/

Definition of ureaplasma in English:


A small bacterium related to the mycoplasmas, characterized by the ability to metabolize urea.
  • Genus Ureaplasma, order Mycoplasmatales
Example sentences
  • 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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