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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

  1. :  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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