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Medical Term:

Gemella morbillorum

 

Definition: a microaerophilic bacterium, formerly called Streptococcus morbillorum, that fails to produce ß-hemolysis of blood agar and lacks distinguishing serogroup antigens; causes serious infections in some patients similar to those seen with viridans streptococci.

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