Definition: a bacterial species that causes foot rot in sheep and goats; it can be found in the human intestinal tract and has been associated with human infections; this organism has many properties different from other species of Bacteroides, and its final classification is uncertain.
Synonym(s): Dichelobacter nodosus
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