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actinomycete (s) (noun), actinomycetes (pl)
A bacteria that belongs to the order Actinomycetales: Some of the actinomycetes are pathogenic for animals and humans.
Two types of actinomycetes are the eubacteria and the true bacteria which are in a large group of bacteria that have rigid wall cells or, flagella when they are motile.
The actinomycetes comprise a broad group of bacteria that grow slowly as branched filaments, as the ray fungus.
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