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[L. fusus, spindle + bacterium] A genus of long, slender, gram-negative, non-spore-forming bacilli that is part of the resident flora of the intestines and oral cavity, esp. the gingival sulci. They are strict anaerobes and may infect necrotic tissue. F. nucleatum has been cultured from lesions of gangrenous stomatitis.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Fusobacterium." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750851/all/Fusobacterium.
Fusobacterium. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750851/all/Fusobacterium. Accessed September 22, 2019.
Fusobacterium. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750851/all/Fusobacterium
Fusobacterium [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750851/all/Fusobacterium.
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