1. SYN: actinomycosis. 2. SYN: botryomycosis.

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ac·ti·no·phy·to·sis .ak-tə-(.)nō-.fī-'tō-səs, ak-.tin-ō- n, pl -to·ses -.sēz STREPTOTRICHOSIS

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