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Medical Term:

Dermatophilus congolensis

Pronunciation: der-ma-tof'i-lus kon-go-len'sis

Definition: A species of motile, nonacid fast, aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, gram-positive bacteria; the etiologic agent of dermatophilosis; also causes proliferative dermatitis.

[dermato- + G. philos, fond]

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