actinomycete definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous filamentous or rod-shaped, usually pathogenic microorganisms for the purchase Actinomycetales being within earth and resemble micro-organisms and fungi.
    • Any of numerous filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria, of the order Actinomycetales, that resemble fungi. Some actinomycetes tend to be pathogens many are sources of antibiotics.
    • any bacteria (a number of which are pathogenic for humans and pets) from the purchase Actinomycetales

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