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micromonospora

noun mi·cro·mono·spo·ra \ -ˌmän-ə-ˈspȯr-ə \

medical Definition of micromonospora

1 capitalized :a genus of actinomycetes that have well developed, branching, septate mycelia bearing single spores that are sessile or on short or long sporophores and that include several antibiotic-producing forms (as M. purpurea, the source of gentamicin)
2 plural micromonosporae play \-rē\ :any bacterium of the genus Micromonospora

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