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Medical Term:

Porphyromonas asaccharolytica

 

Definition: a species that rarely causes infections independently but is an important component of mixed infections associated with oral, genitourinary, and intraabdominal abscesses, as well as in infections associated with impaired circulation and diabetic gangrene.

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