noun plural

Ac·​ti·​no·​my·​ce·​ta·​ce·​ae -ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Actinomycetaceae (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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