actinomycetales

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Actinomycetales Ac·ti·no·my·ce·ta·les (āk'tə-nō-mī'sĭ-tā'lēz)
n.
An order of bacteria consisting of moldlike, rod-shaped, clubbed or filamentous forms that tend to form branching filaments.

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