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Propionibacterium

[ prō′pē-ŏn′ə-băk-tîrē-əm ]
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n.
A genus of saphrophytic nonmotile gram-positive bacteria, usually anaerobic, that occur in dairy products, on the skin, and in the intestinal tract; certain species may be pathogenic.
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