actinomycotic


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ac·tin·o·my·co·sis

 (ăk-tĭn′ō-mī-kō′sĭs, ăk′tə-nō-)
n.
An inflammatory disease of cattle, hogs, humans, and other mammals, caused by actinomyces and characterized by lumpy tumors of the mouth, neck, chest, and abdomen. Also called lumpy jaw.

ac·tin′o·my·cot′ic (-kŏt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.actinomycotic - of or related to actinomycosis infection
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Actinomycotic osteomyelitis and periostitis of mandible or maxilla also known as lumpy jaw or big head is a sporadic disease caused by Gram positive branching filamentous microorganism, Actinomyces bovis (Militerno, 2008) and most commonly affect bovine, occasionally in equine, porcine and rarely in caprine (Seifi et al.
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In the center of this granulomatous structure, an actinomycotic colony (sulfur granules) with a radial pattern was noted (fig 2).
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