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Fusiformis

Pronunciation: fyu'si-for'mis

Definition: An obsolete generic name sometimes used for the anaerobic fusiform bacteria found in the human mouth; these organisms are closely related to the anaerobic organisms found in the human intestine and have been placed in the genus Fusobacterium.

[see fusiform]

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