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Pronunciation: ak′ti-nō-ma-dū′ră

Definition: A genus of aerobic gram-positive, branching, nonacidfast filamentous bacteria; it may form aerial hyphae and may contain chains of up to 15 spores.

[actino- + Madura, India]

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