leptocytosis, hereditary

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leptocytosis, hereditary (lep´tōsītō´sis),

Leptothrix rocemosa
n a filamentous microorganism, apparently not directly capable of pathogenicity, that may act as a nidus for the formation of dental calculus and its attachment to the tooth structure. May be associated with dental desease.