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Actinomycetaceae

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noun plural Ac·ti·no·my·ce·ta·ce·ae \-ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē\

Medical Definition of Actinomycetaceae

  1. :  a family of filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria of the order actinomycetales that are often branched, sometimes produce conidia, and sometimes form a mycelium that readily breaks up into bacillary elements


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