Actinomadura Ac·ti·no·mad·u·ra (āk’tə-nō-māj’ə-rə)
A genus of aerobic, gram-positive, non-acid-fast fungi forming filaments that fragment into spores.
a device for measuring intensity of radiation, especially that of the sun. Historical Examples It is a good plan to employ an actinometer to judge the correct exposure. Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie A Johnson’s actinometer is very useful to time the exposure. Photogravure Henry R. Blaney You may […]
noun another name for antimere
Biology. having radial symmetry. Botany. (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes passing through the axis. adjective (botany) (esp of a flower) having radial symmetry, as buttercups See also zygomorphic actinomorphic (āk’tə-nō-môr’fĭk) Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along […]
any of several saprophytic, filamentous, anaerobic bacteria of the genus Actinomyces, certain species of which are pathogenic for humans and animals. Historical Examples When this was pulled away the pus beneath it showed the actinomyces grains to the naked eye. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture Bollinger determined that the actinomyces […]
- Actinomyces bovis
actinomyces bovis Actinomyces bovis Actinomyces bo·vis (bō’vĭs) n. A species of Actinomyces causing actinomycosis in cattle.