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