Medical Dictionary


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
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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