See also: vibrio

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Coined by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854, from Italian vibrione, from Latin vībro (to move rapidly to and fro, to shake, to agitate) +‎ -one (-er, -or, nominal suffix).

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Vibrio m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Vibrionaceae – gram-negative bacteria possessing a curved rod shape (comma shape), several species of which can cause foodborne infection.

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