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Peptostreptococcus morbillorum


Definition: a bacterial species found in the nose, throat, eyes, ears, mucous secretions, and blood in cases of measles, being irrelevant, however, to the etiology of measles; probably present normally, developing as a secondary invader.

Synonym(s): Streptococcus morbillorum

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