Actinomycetaceae

noun plural
Ac·​ti·​no·​my·​ce·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ -ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Actinomycetaceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Actinomycetaceae

: 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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“Actinomycetaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Actinomycetaceae. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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