(Bac·te·rio·ne·ma) (bak-tēr”e-o-ne´mə) [bacterio- + Gr. nēma thread] a genus of bacteria of the family
Actinomycetaceae, order Actinomycetales, occurring as facultative anaerobic, gram-positive, pleomorphic organisms,
comprising nonseptate and septate filaments and bacilli.
B. matrucho´tii a species found in the oral cavity of humans and other primates, particularly in dental calculus and
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary
Corynebacterium matruchotii (a.k.a. Bacterionema matruchotii)