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actinomycosis

noun ac·ti·no·my·co·sis \ˌak-tə-nō-ˌmī-ˈkō-səs\
plural ac·ti·no·my·co·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ACTINOMYCOSIS

:  infection with or disease caused by actinomyces; especially :  a chronic disease of cattle, swine, and humans characterized by hard granulomatous masses usually in the mouth and jaws—see actinomycoma
ac·ti·no·my·cot·ic \-ˈkät-ik\ adjective

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