Medical Dictionary


noun ac·ti·no·bac·il·lo·sis
\ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˌbas-ə-ˈlō-səs, ak-ˌtin-ō-\
plural ac·ti·no·bac·il·lo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ACTINOBACILLOSIS

:  a disease that affects domestic animals (as cattle and swine) and sometimes humans, resembles actinomycosis, and is caused by a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus (A. lignieresii)—see wooden tongue


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