nocardioform actinomycetes

a morphological group of actinomycetes characterized by a fugacious mycelium that breaks up into bacillary or coccal forms; all genera in this group are gram-positive and aerobic.

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  • Gordonia — Gor·do·nia (gor doґne ə) [Ruth E. Gordon, American bacteriologist, 20th century] a genus of nocardioform actinomycetes of the family Gordoniaceae, occurring widely in soil and water; organisms are gram positive to gram variable, aerobic,… …   Medical dictionary

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