What does Actinomycetes mean?

Actinomycetes meaning in General Dictionary

branched gram positive micro-organisms usually present earth some of which are pathogenic for people and pets

Actinomycetes meaning in Medical Dictionary

A group of gram-positive bacteria (order Actinomycetales) that produce various bioactive representatives including antibiotics, enzymes, and vitamins. Streptomyces fit in with this microbial purchase.