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necrobacillosis

noun nec·ro·bac·il·lo·sis \ ˌnek-rō-ˌbas-ə-ˈlō-səs \

medical Definition of necrobacillosis

plural necrobacilloses play \-ˌsēz\
:any of several infections or diseases (as bullnose, calf diphtheria, or foot rot) that are characterized especially by inflammation and ulcerative or necrotic lesions and are caused by a bacterium of the genus Fusobacterium (F. necrophorum) — see quittor

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