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Definition of the noun actinomyces

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noun - plural: -

  1. soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites

Phrases with actinomyces

Phrases starting with the word actinomyces:

  1. Actinomyces Bifidus
  2. Actinomyces marinus
  3. Actinomyces Eppingeri
  4. Actinomyces Matruchoti
  5. Actinomyces halotrichis
  6. Actinomyces Parabifidus
  7. Actinomyces Propionicus
  8. Actinomyces Dentocariosus
  9. Actinomyces Transvalensis
  10. Actinomyces marionolimnosus

Phrases ending with the word actinomyces:

  1. genus actinomyces
  2. Nocardia Actinomyces
  3. Species Nocardia Actinomyces

Other phrases containing the word actinomyces:

  1. Species Actinomyces Bifidus
  2. species Actinomyces marinus
  3. Species Actinomyces Tarozzii
  4. Species Actinomyces Eppingeri
  5. Species Actinomyces Matruchoti
  6. Species Actinomyces Halotrichis
  7. Species Actinomyces Parabifidus

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Printed books with definitions for actinomyces

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Google previewThe Breast: Its Anomalies, Its Diseases, and Their Treatment (1917)

by John Blair Deaver, Joseph McFarland, Leon Herman

The actinomyces is a member of a group of minute vegetable organisms, known as "higher bacteria," that differ from the...

Google previewGynecological and Breast Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment (2013)

by Walid E. Khalbuss, Marilee Means

Actinomyces is a higher-order bacteria and shows a starburst type of arrangement arising in a colony of bacteria. Calymmatobacterium is the causative organism of granuloma inguinale, and Chlamydia infection often displays small ...

Google previewMicrobiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Actinomycosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Actinomyces ...

Google previewBritish Surgical Practice (2013)

Abdominal Emergencies to Autonomic Nervous System by Ernest Rock Carling, J. Paterson Ross

AETIOLOGY The Actinomyces is a genus of fungus showing a branching mycelium which may break into segments of varying length. The genus comprises many species which may be either saprophytic or parasitic; when the microorganism ...

Google previewCURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2014 (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive and are usually described as looking like 'sulfur granules.' They can ...

Google previewContemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2013)

by James R. Hupp, Myron R. Tucker, Edward Ellis III

Actinomyces is an endogenous bacterium of the oral cavity that was once thought to be an anaerobic fungus. However, it has now been clearly established that actinomycetes are anaerobic bacteria. Actinomycosis is a relatively uncommon ...

Google previewDelmar’s Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (2014)

by Rick Daniels

Actinomyces is an anaerobic organism that must be cultured in an anaerobic environment. 3. Send sample to the laboratory. Clinical Implications and Indications: 1. Diagnoses actinomycosis, which is a chronic suppurative disease with ...

Google previewComprehensive Cytopathology (2008)

by Marluce Bibbo, David Wilbur

Actinomyces is a common saprophyte of the mouth and tonsils that can become pathogenic. Cervicofacial actinomycosis may appear as a mass simulating lymphadenopathy.87 The organisms are fairly conspicuous in aspirates as balls or ...

Google previewDelmar’s Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (2009)

by Rick Daniels

Actinomyces is an anaerobic organism that must be cultured in an anaerobic environment. 3. Send sample to the laboratory. Clinical Implications and Indications: 1. Diagnoses actinomycosis, which is a chronic suppurative disease with ...

Google previewSherris Medical Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Cryptococcus is a genus of fungus. These fungi grow in culture as yeasts.

Google previewBrock Biology of Microorganisms (2016)

Biology, Microbiology by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Bifidobacterium is a genus of Grampositive, nonmotile, often branched ...

Google previewA Textbook of Microbiology (1999)

by D.K.Maheshwari

Actinomyces is a typical mycelial actinobacteria. They are anaerobic or facultative anaerobic microorganism. They do not produce an aerial mycelium. A. bovis grows in oral cavities and ...

Google previewUSMLE Step 1 Interactive Flashcard Book (1998)

by Research & Education Association, Research and Education Association

Streptococcus is Gram-positive coccus; Listeria is a non-filamentous non-spore- forming Gram-positive rod; Actinomyces is a filamentous non- spore-forming Gram-positive rod; and Clostridium is an obligate anaerobic spore-forming ...

Google previewArthritis and Related Affections (2012)

Clinic, Pathology, and Treatment by Arnold Soren

The radiating fungus actinomyces is a microorganism of bacterial size and shape but closely resembling fungi by its branching property and formation of spores. The species actinomyces Israelii is spread throughout the world, grows in the soil , ...

Google previewShackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (2012)

by Charles J. Yeo, David W McFadden, John H. Pemberton, Jeffrey H. Peters, Jeffrey B. Matthews

Actinomyces is a cause of enterocutaneous fistulas after appendectomy. 4. Perforation or Injury with Abscess Perforation of the intestinal wall by tumor, inflammation, or operative injury may result in the local formation of an abscess. A fistula ...

Google previewDiseases of the Lungs (1907)

Designed to be a Practical Presentation of the Subject for the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Robert Hall Babcock

The group actinomyces is an independent one the same as the schizomycetes and it is highly probable that it contains many genera the same as does bac- teriaceae or coccaceae. Like the hyphomycetes typical ray fungi develop from small ...

Google previewBurton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Bacteriocins are proteinaceous toxins produced by bacteria to inhibit the ...

Google previewSmall Animal Internal Medicine (2014)

by Richard W. Nelson, C. Guillermo Couto

Actinomyces is a facultative anaerobe; the other organisms are obligate anaerobes, which cannot use oxygen metabolically and die in its presence.

Google previewThe Surgery of the Heart and Lungs (1904)

A History and Résumé of Surgical Conditions Found Therein, and Experimental and Clinical Research in Man and Lower Animals, with Reference to Pneumonotomy, Pneumonectomy and Bronchotomy, Cardiotomy and Cardiorrhaphy by Benjamin Merrill Ricketts

Actinomyces is a vegetable parasite found in animal and human life, and is supposed to be inhaled after having colonized in the mouth, probably in decayed teeth. Direct infection of the lung is very much questioned. The left lung is more often ...

Google previewReview of Medical Microbiology (2005)

by Patrick R. Murray, Ken S. Rosenthal

Actinomyces is a gram-positive rod that can cause pelvic actinomycosis but not vaginosis. Bacteroides and, less commonly, Pre- votella can cause pelvic abscesses but not vaginosis. Lactobacillus is normally present in the vagina. When the ...

Google previewCanine and Feline Infectious Diseases (2013)

by Jane E. Sykes

Because Actinomyces is a commensal of the oral cavity, it is commonly swallowed, inhaled, and transferred by licking; therefore, culture of the organism from the airways, gastrointestinal tract, or skin does not necessarily constitute infection.

Google previewMicrobiology , An Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). B cells or B lymphocytes are a type of lymphocyte in the humoral immunity ...

Google previewMicrobiology, A Human Perspective (2016)

Biology, Microbiology by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Actinomyces israelii is a species of grampositive rodshaped bacteria within ...

Google previewPrinciples of Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria.

Google previewMims' Medical Microbiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Actinomyces is a genus of the actinobacteria class of bacteria. They are all Grampositive. Actinomyces are facultatively anaerobic (except A. meyeri, a strict anaerobe). Actinomyces israelii is a species of grampositive rodshaped bacteria within ...

Google previewTextbook for MRCOG - 1 (2016)

Basic Sciences in Obstetrics & Gynaecology by Richa Saxena

Actinomyces is a rare cause of ascending infection. It is not uncommonly reported on routine cervical smears in asymptomatic patients. There is an increased risk of ascending infection in this situation, which has led to advice that the IUD be ...

Google previewMusculoskeletal Infections (2003)

by Jason H. Calhoun, Jon Mader

Although actinomyces is a gram-positive bacteria that causes pyogenic infection, it morphologically branches as fungus does and resembles fungal infections, which can become extremely chronic and are poorly transmissible from person to ...

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