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Definition of Vibrio

Vibrio: A group of bacteria that includes Vibrio cholerae, the agent that causes cholera. Other species are common in salt and fresh water as well as soil. Vibrio move about particularly actively.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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