A family of bacteria found in the mouth and intestinal and respiratory tracts of man and other animals as well as in the human female urogenital tract. Its organisms are also found in soil and on cereal grains. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pep′tō-kok-ā′sē-ē Definitions: 1. A family of nonmotile, non-spore-forming, anaerobic bacteria (order Eubacteriales) containing gram-positive (staining may be equivocal) cocci, 0.5-1.6 mcm in diameter, which occur singly, in pairs, chains, tetrads, and irregular masses but not in three-dimen...
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