HyperDic: actinomycete

English > 1 sense of the word actinomycete:
NOUNanimalactinomyceteany bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales
English > actinomycete: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales.
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Member ofActinomycetales, order Actinomycetalesfilamentous or rod-shaped bacteria
Narrowerstreptomycesaerobic bacteria (some of which produce the antibiotic streptomycin)
Broadereubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteriaA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
Spanishactinobacteria
Catalanactinobacteria
Adjectivesactinomycetal, actinomycetousof or belonging to the actinomycetes

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