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actinomycete


actinomycete

noun ac·ti·no·my·cete \-ˈmī-ˌsēt, -mī-ˈsēt\

Definition of ACTINOMYCETE

:  a bacterium (as an actinomyces or a streptomyces) of the order Actinomycetales—see actinomycosis
ac·ti·no·my·ce·tous \-mī-ˈsēt-əs\ adjective
March 05, 2015
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