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noun ac·ti·no·ba·cil·lus \-bə-ˈsil-əs\

Medical Definition of actinobacillus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of aerobic gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Pasteurellaceae forming filaments resembling streptobacilli—see actinobacillosis

  2. 2plural actinobacilli \-ˌī\play :  a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus

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