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Medical Term:

Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans


Definition: a species of doubtful taxonomic position; frequently associated with some forms of human periodontal disease as well as subacute and chronic endocarditis; occurs with actinomycetes in actinomycotic lesions.

Synonym(s): Haemophilus actinomycetemcomitans

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