Definition of proactinomyces
1 capitalized, in some classifications : a genus comprising various actinomycetes that are now usually included in Nocardia
2 plural proactinomycetes; also proactinomyces : any actinomycete now or formerly included in the genus Proactinomyces
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Origin and Etymology of proactinomyces
New Latin, from 1pro- + Actinomyces
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