Definition of Rickettsiales

1. Noun. Pleomorphic Gram-negative microorganisms.




Medical Definition of Rickettsiales

1. An order of gram-negative bacteria including many that may cause disease in man or in other vertebrate or invertebrate hosts. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rickettsiales

rickets
rickettsia
rickettsia infections
rickettsia prowazekii
rickettsia rickettsii
rickettsia tsutsugamushi
rickettsia typhi
rickettsia vaccine
rickettsiaceae
rickettsiaceae infections
rickettsiae
rickettsial
rickettsial disease
rickettsial diseases
rickettsial vaccines
rickettsiales (current term)
rickettsiales infections
rickettsialpox
rickettsias
rickettsieae
rickettsiological
rickettsiology
rickettsioses
rickettsiosis
rickettsiostatic
ricketty
rickety
rickey
rickeys
ricking

Literary usage of Rickettsiales

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1. Dis-Integrating Multiculturalismby Mute by Mute (2006)
"... as endosymbionts, and mitochondria developed from proteobacteria (in particular, rickettsiales or close relatives) and chloroplasts from cyanobacteria. ..."

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