noun, plural ac·tin·o·my·ces.Bacteriology.
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Of these, the most important is the streptothrix actinomyces, the cause of actinomycosis in man and cattle.Experiments on Animals|Stephen Paget
This organism, also called Streptothrix actinomyces, apparently stands midway between the bacteria and the molds.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The actinomyces gain access to the bone through a carious tooth or through the gum.
Bollinger determined that the Actinomyces bovis (Streptothrix bovis) is the cause of actinomycosis in cattle in 1877.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
The tumors and abscesses wherever they may be are all found to be the same in origin by the presence of the actinomyces fungus.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture