Medical Dictionary

actinobacillus

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

medical Definition of actinobacillus

1 capitalized :a genus of aerobic gram-negative parasitic bacteria of the family Pasteurellaceae forming filaments resembling streptobacilli — see actinobacillosis
2 plural actinobacilli play \-ˌī\ :a bacterium of the genus Actinobacillus

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up actinobacillus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!