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Gordona

Pronunciation: gor'don-a

Definition: A genus of aerobic bacteria that are gram-positive or gram-variable actinomycetes found in the human respiratory tract; some species are associated with bronchiectasis and with mixed flora pulmonary abscesses; the type species is Gordona bronchialis.

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