Obsolete term for any disease caused by the now invalid genus Leptothrix.
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leptothricosisInfection by any organism of the genus Leptothrix.
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leptothricosis(lĕp″tō-thrī-kō′sĭs) [″ + thrix, hair]
Disease caused by the gram-negative bacillus Leptothrix.
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