streptomycete
noun Etymology: New Latin Streptomycet-, Streptomyces, genus name Date: 1948 any of a family (Streptomycetaceae) of actinomycetes (as a streptomyces) that form vegetative mycelia which rarely break up into bacillary forms, have conidia borne on sporophores, and are typically aerobic soil saprophytes but include a few parasites of plants and animals

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