Streptococcus intermedius

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Streptococcus intermedius

one of a heterogenous collection of streptococci, generally found in the mouth or upper respiratory tract; classification is generally established by fermentation patterns, analysis of the sugar composition of the cell wall, and use of sugar production patterns.

Strep·to·coc·cus in·ter·me·di·us

(strep'tō-kok'ŭs in-tĕr-mē'dē-ŭs)
One of a heterogeneous group of streptococci, generally found in the mouth or upper respiratory tract; classification is generally established by fermentation patterns, analysis of the sugar composition of the cell wall, and use of sugar production patterns.