actinomycete


ac·ti·no·my·cete

noun \-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

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up actinomycete? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).