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Bacterial variants, unable to form a complete cell wall, which are formed in cultures by various bacteria; granules (L bodies) appear, unite, and grow into amorphous bodies which multiply and give rise to bacterial cells morphologically indistinguishable from the parent strain.
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Rowland MD, Del Bene VE, Lewis JW. Factors affecting antimicrobial susceptibility of Fusobacterium species. J Clin Microbiol. 1987 Mar; 25(3):476-9.