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ac•tin•o•my•ces



Pronunciation: (ak-tin"ō-mī'sēz, ak"tu-nō-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ces.
Bacteriol.
any of several saprophytic, filamentous, anaerobic bacteria of the genus Actinomyces, certain species of which are pathogenic for humans and animals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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