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Medical Term:

Peptostreptococcus asaccharolyticus


Definition: a bacterial species found in the human large intestine, buccal cavity, pleural cavity, uterus, and vagina; also found in cases of puerperal fever; characterized by its inability to metabolize sugars.

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