HyperDic: eubacterium

English > 1 sense of the word eubacterium:
NOUNanimaleubacterium, eubacteria, true bacteriaa large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
English > eubacterium: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella.
Synonymseubacteria, true bacteria
Member ofdivision Eubacteriaone-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
PartsflagellumA lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
Narroweractinomycessoil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites
actinomyceteAny bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales
bacillus, Baerobic rod-shaped spore-producing / producing bacterium
botulinus, botulinum, Clostridium botulinumanaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
chlamydiacoccoid rickettsia infesting birds and mammals
clostridium, clostridiaspindle-shaped bacterial cell especially one swollen at the center by an endospore
clostridium perfringensanaerobic Gram-positive rod bacterium that produces epsilon toxin
coccobacillusA bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus
coccus, cocciAny spherical or nearly spherical bacteria
corynebacteriumAny species of the genus Corynebacterium
cyanobacteria, blue-green algaepredominantly photosynthetic prokaryotic organisms containing / containing a blue pigment in addition to chlorophyll
endospore-forming bacteriaA group of true bacteria
enteric bacteria, enterobacteria, enterics, entricrod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria
lactobacillusA Gram-positive rod-shaped bacterium that produces lactic acid (especially in milk)
listeriaAny species of the genus Listeria
mycobacteria, mycobacteriumrod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
mycoplasmaAny of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack cell walls and can survive without oxygen
myxobacteria, myxobacterium, myxobacter, gliding bacteria, slime bacteriabacteria that form colonies in self-produced slime
nitric bacteria, nitrobacteriasoil bacteria that convert nitrites to nitrates
nitrosobacteria, nitrous bacteriasoil bacteria that oxidize ammonia to nitrites
phototrophic bacteria, phototropic bacteriagreen and purple bacteria
pseudomonadbacteria usually producing greenish fluorescent water-soluble pigment
rickettsiaAny of a group of very small rod-shaped bacteria that live in biting arthropods (as ticks and mites) and cause disease in vertebrate hosts
spirillum, spirillaAny flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form / form
spirillumspirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water
spirochete, spirochaeteParasitic or free-living bacteria
streptococcus, streptococci, strepSpherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains
thiobacillussmall rod-shaped bacteria living in sewage or soil and oxidizing sulfur
vibrio, vibrioncurved rodlike motile bacterium
xanthomonadbacteria producing yellow non-water-soluble pigments
Broaderbacteria, bacterium(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
moneran, moneronorganisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
Spanisheubacteria, eubacterias, eubacterium
Catalaneubactèria, eubacteri, eubacterium, verdadera bactèria

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