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addaword.gifdefinition of campylobacter

noun
a type of bacteria found in raw poultry that can make people ill if not destroyed by thorough cooking
The concern centres on the bacteria campylobacter, which at the last count was present in two-thirds of British fresh chicken sold in the UK.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/07/2014 11:59:00
Definition of campylobacter from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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