sulfur granule

noun

Medical Definition of sulfur granule

: any of the small yellow bodies found in the pus of actinomycotic abscesses and consisting of clumps of the causative actinomycete

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“Sulfur granule.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfur%20granule. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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