actinomycosis

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Actinomyces +‎ -osis

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actinomycosis ‎(countable and uncountable, plural actinomycoses)

  1. (pathology) An infectious bacterial disease of cattle and swine, sometimes transmitted to man, characterized by the formation of painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs, or gastrointestinal tract, caused by Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces gerencseriae, and Propionibacterium propionicus.

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