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1. actinomyces

soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites

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a genus of bacteria that causes disease in humans and improves soil ecology

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n. pl. actinomyces
Any of various rod-shaped or filamentous, chiefly anaerobic bacteria of the genus Actinomyces, commonly found in the mammalian oral cavity and including pathogenic species, such as the causative agents of actinomycosis.

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