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leuconostoc

noun leu·co·nos·toc \ ˌlü-kə-ˈnäs-ˌtäk \

medical Definition of leuconostoc

1 capitalized :a genus of gram-positive nonmotile coccal bacteria that do not form spores, usually occur in pairs and chains, and are facultative anaerobes and that include several pests in sugar refineries that produce slime in sugar solutions
2 :any bacterium of the genus Leuconostoc

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