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streptothrix

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noun strep·to·thrix \ˈstrep-tə-ˌthriks\

Medical Definition of streptothrix

  1. 1 capitalized in some classifications :  a genus of higher bacteria that somewhat resemble molds, have branched filaments, and comprise forms now usually placed in Actinomyces or in Leptothrix

  2. 2plural streptothrices \ˌstrep-tə-ˈthrī-ˌsēz\play :  any bacterium of the genus Streptothrix


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