Definition of Genus Actinomyces

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Actinomycetaceae.

Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Actinomycetaceae, Family Actinomycetaceae
Member holonyms: Actinomyces

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Actinomyces

genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces (current term)
genus Actitis
genus Adalia
genus Adansonia
genus Addax
genus Adelges
genus Adenanthera
genus Adenium
genus Adenota
genus Adiantum
genus Adlumia
genus Adonis
genus Aedes
genus Aegiceras
genus Aegilops

Literary usage of Genus Actinomyces

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pathology and Differential Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases of Animals by Veranus Alva Moore (1916)
"CHAPTER VI DISEASES CAUSED BY HIGHER BACTERIA genus Actinomyces General discussion of the genus. There is considerable confusion regarding the genus ..."

2. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1903)
"... but properly classed under the genus actinomyces, led to a review of the literature of actinomycosis of the central nervous system. ..."

3. Bulletin by Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (1914)
"Actinomyces: Lehmann and Neumann (44) recognize the genus Actinomyces of Harz (1877-78) as the correct name for this group of organisms. ..."

4. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"... and Price Jones3 discuss the general characteristics and the pathogenic action of the genus actinomyces (for which they prefer to use the term ..."

5. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"... with the exception of Actinomyces, are relatively unimportant. The genus Actinomyces contains some forms producing disease in man and in animals. FIG. ..."

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