leptotrichia

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Leptotrichia Lep·to·trich·i·a (lěp'tō-trĭk'ē-ə)
n.
A genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, filamentous bacteria that naturally occur in the oral cavity but can occur in the genitourinary tract.

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