Streptomyces Strep·to·my·ces (strěp'tə-mī'sēz)
A genus of actinomycetes that are chiefly saprophytic soil forms, including several strains that produce antibiotics.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|