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English definition of “helicobacter pylori”

helicobacter pylori

noun [U] uk   /hel.ɪ.kəʊ.bæk.tə paɪ.əˈlɔː.ri/ us    /ˈhel.ɪ.koʊˌbæk.tər pɑɪˈlɔr.i/ specialized
a type of bacteria connected with diseases of the digestive system: There is no relationship between heliobacter pylori infection and gastro-oesophageal reflux.Fevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of helicobacter pylori from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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