A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found in cavities of humans and other animals. No endospores are formed. Some species are pathogenic and occur in various purulent or gangrenous infections. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(fu″zo-bak-tēr´e-әm) a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found as normal flora in the mouth and large bowel and often in necrotic tissue, probably as secondary invaders. Species include F. gonidiafor´mans and F. morti´ferum (occurring in respiratory, urogenit...
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Fusobacterium is a genus of rod shaped baccilli with pointed ends, anaerobic, Gram-negative bacteria, similar to Bacteroides. Fusobacterium contribute to several human diseases, including periodontal diseases, Lemierre`s syndrome, and topical skin ulcers. Although older resources have stated that F...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fyū′zō-bak-tēr′ē-ŭm Definitions: 1. A genus of bacteria containing gram-negative, non-spore-forming, nonmotile, obligately anaerobic rods that produce butyric acid as a major metabolic product. These organisms are found in cavities of hu...
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