Clostridium ramosum


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Clos·trid·i·um ra·mo·'sum

a bacterial species found in the natural cavities of humans and other animals as well as in seawater and in feces; it is also found in association with mastoiditis, otitis, pulmonary gangrene, putrid pleurisy, appendicitis, intestinal infections, balanitis, liver abscess, osteomyelitis, septicemia, and urinary infections. It was formerly the type species of the obsolete genus Ramibacterium.
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Clos·trid·i·um ra·mo·sum

(klos-tridē-ŭm rā-mōsŭm)
Bacterial species found in the cavities of humans and other animals as well as in seawater and in feces; also found in association with mastoiditis, otitis, pulmonary gangrene, putrid pleurisy, appendicitis, intestinal infections, balanitis, liver abscess, osteomyelitis, septicemia, and urinary infections.
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