fusiform bacillus


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fusiform bacillus

A spindle-shaped micro-organism such as the GRAM NEGATIVE Fusobacterium fusiforme , the cause of Vincent's angina.
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2,5,8 The exact bacteriology is not known but acute necrotizing gingivitis, herpes labialis, Vincent's spirochete and fusiform bacillus in symbiosis are considered to be the actual cause of the condition.