Arachnia propionica
Actinomycosis Ac`ti*no*my*co"sis ([a^]k`t[i^]*n[-o]*m[imac]*k[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces israeli} or {Arachnia propionica} in man. It is characterized by hard swellings usually in the mouth and jaw. In man the disease may also affect the abdomen or thorax. Called also {lumpy jaw} or {big jaw}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Arachnia — A genus of nonmotile, nonsporeforming, facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Actinomycetaceae) containing Gram positive, non–acid fast, branched, diphtheroid rods (0.2–0.3 by 3.0–5.0 μm and longer). These organisms produce filamentous… …   Medical dictionary

  • Actinomyces bovis — Actinomycosis Ac ti*no*my*co sis ([a^]k t[i^]*n[ o]*m[imac]*k[=o] s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinomyces israeli — Actinomycosis Ac ti*no*my*co sis ([a^]k t[i^]*n[ o]*m[imac]*k[=o] s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinomycosis — Ac ti*no*my*co sis ([a^]k t[i^]*n[ o]*m[imac]*k[=o] s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces israeli} or {Arachnia …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • big jaw — Actinomycosis Ac ti*no*my*co sis ([a^]k t[i^]*n[ o]*m[imac]*k[=o] s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumpy jaw — Actinomycosis Ac ti*no*my*co sis ([a^]k t[i^]*n[ o]*m[imac]*k[=o] s[i^]s), n. [NL.] (Med.) A chronic infectious disease of cattle and man due to infection with actinomycetes, especially by {Actinomyces bovis} in cattle and by {Actinomyces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Actinomicosis — La actinomicosis es una enfermedad causada por una bacteria anaerobia, llamada Actinomyces israelii, la cual es un organismo común, que normalmente no causa enfermedad (no patógeno) y que se encuentra en la nariz y en la garganta. Dada la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • actinomycosis — A disease primarily of cattle and humans caused by the bacterium Actinomyces bovis in cattle and by A. israelii and Arachnia propionica in humans. These actinomycetes are part of the normal bacterial flora of the mouth and pharynx, but when… …   Medical dictionary

  • Propionibacterium — A genus of nonmotile, non–spore forming, anaerobic to aerotolerant bacteria (family Propionibacteriaceae) containing Gram positive rods that are usually pleomorphic, diphtheroid, or club shaped, with one end rounded, the other tapered or pointed …   Medical dictionary

  • Арахния — (Arachnia) род палочковидных аспорогенных неподвижных факультативно анаэробных хемоорганотрофных грам+ бактерий. Клетки короткие, неправильной палочковидной формы, размеры 0,3 0,8x3,0 5,0 мкм, концы бывают грушевидной формы, клетки могут… …   Словарь микробиологии

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