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Streptomycetaceae

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noun plural Strep·to·my·ce·ta·ce·ae \ ˌstrep-tō-ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē \

medical Definition of Streptomycetaceae

:a family of higher bacteria (order Actinomycetales) that form vegetative mycelia which rarely break up into bacillary forms, have conidia borne on sporophores, and are typically aerobic soil saprophytes but include a few parasites of plants and animals

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