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{n: Bacteroidaceae, family Bacteroidaceae} family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes



{n: Bacteroides, genus Bacteroides} type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals


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