actinobacillus

noun

ac·​ti·​no·​ba·​cil·​lus -bə-ˈsil-əs How to pronounce actinobacillus (audio)
1
capitalized : a genus of aerobic gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Pasteurellaceae forming filaments resembling streptobacilli see actinobacillosis
2
plural actinobacilli -ˌī How to pronounce actinobacillus (audio) : a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus

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“Actinobacillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/actinobacillus. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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