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Medical Term:

Streptococcus intermedius

 

Definition: one of a heterogenous collection of streptococci, generally found in the mouth or upper respiratory tract; classification is generally established by fermentation patterns, analysis of the sugar composition of the cell wall, and use of sugar production patterns.

Synonym(s): Peptostreptococcus intermedius

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