Definition of nocardial in English:

nocardial

adjective

Bacteriology
  • Of, resembling, or caused by actinomycetes of the genus Nocardia.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. From Nocardia + -al.

Pronunciation

nocardial

/nəʊˈkɑːdɪəl/