Prevotella melaninogenica

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Prev·o·tel·la mel·a·ni'n·o·ge'·ni·ca

a species found in the mouth, feces, infections of the mouth, soft tissue, respiratory tract, urogenital tract, and intestinal tract; implicated in periodontal disease; seen in aspiration. The type species of Pretovella.
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Prev·o·tel·la mel·a·nin·o·gen·ic·a

(prev'ō-tel'ă mel'ă-nin-ō-jen'i-kă)
A bacterial species found in the mouth, feces, infections of the mouth, soft tissue, respiratory tract, urogenital tract, and intestinal tract. Implicated in periodontal disease; seen in aspiration pneumonitis. The type species of Prevotella.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Prev·o·tel·la mel·a·nin·o·gen·ic·a

(prev'ō-tel'ă mel'ă-nin-ō-jen'i-kă)
Bacterial species found in the mouth, feces, soft tissue, and the respiratory, urogenital, and intestinal tracts; implicated in periodontal disease. Type species of Pretovella.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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