HyperDic: bacteroid

English > 2 senses of the word bacteroid:
ADJECTIVEpertbacteroid, bacteroidal, bacterioidal, bacterioidresembling bacteria
NOUNanimalbacteroida rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants)
English > bacteroid: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningresembling bacteria.
Synonymsbacteroidal, bacterioidal, bacterioid
Spanishbacteroidal
Nounsbacteria(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
bacteroida rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants)
English > bacteroid: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA rodlike bacterium (especially any of the rod-shaped or branched bacteria in the root nodules of nitrogen-fixing plants).
Broaderbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
Spanishbacteroide
Adjectivesbacteroidal, bacteroidresembling bacteria

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