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Medical Term:

Peptostreptococcus anaerobius


Definition: a bacterial species found in the mouth, intestinal and respiratory tracts, and cavities, especially the vagina, of humans and other animals; it may be pathogenic; it is the type species of the genus Peptostreptococcus.

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