Desmobacteria

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Desmobacteria See Microbacteria.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • desmobacteria A group of genera of filiform bacteria with elongated cylindrical joints, isolated, or united into more or less extended chains. It includes the genera Bacillus, Leptothrix, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. desmo`s bond + E. bacteria,