corynebacterium corynebacterium

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  • (n) any species of the genus Corynebacterium

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  • Smells Like … An Armpit Infection?

    One man's irrepressible body odor was the result of a bacterial infection of his armpit hair, according to a new report of the case. The 40-year-old man told his doctors he'd had armpit odor and "dirty" armpit hair for the last four years. The doctors diagnosed the man with trichomycosis axillaris, which is an infection of hair shafts caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium tenuis, the ...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /