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Meaning of fusobacterium

fu•so•bac•te•ri•um

Pronunciation: (fy"zō-bak-tēr'ē-um), [key]
— pl. -te•ri•a
  1. any of several rod-shaped, anaerobic bacteria of the genus Fusobacterium, certain species of which are pathogenic in humans.
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