Definition of Actinomycetales
1. Noun. Filamentous or rod-shaped bacteria.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Division Eubacteria
Member holonyms: Actinomycete, Actinomycetaceae, Family Actinomycetaceae, Family Streptomycetaceae, Streptomycetaceae, Family Mycobacteriaceae, Mycobacteriaceae
Medical Definition of Actinomycetales
1. An order of gram-positive, primarily aerobic bacteria that tend to form branching filaments. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Actinomycetales
Literary usage of Actinomycetales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. What comes from what, or, The relationships of animals and plants by Charles L. Abbott (1922)
"It is only these degenerate bacteria that produce diseases. And not all of these, for many are harmless and even beneficial to man. actinomycetales. ..."