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Medical Term:

perityphlitis actinomycotica

Pronunciation: per'i-tif-li-tis ak'ti-no-mi-kot'i-ka

Definition: abdominal infection, predominantly around the cecum, with Actinomycetes, usually Actinomyces israelii.

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