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cyanobacterium

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noun cy·a·no·bac·te·ri·um \-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Definition of cyanobacterium

  1. :  any of a major group (Cyanobacteria) of photosynthetic bacteria that have two photosystems, produce molecular oxygen, and use water as an electron-donating substrate in photosynthesis —called also blue-green alga



Origin of cyanobacterium

New Latin


First Known Use: 1974


Medical Dictionary

cyanobacterium

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noun cy·a·no·bac·te·ri·um \-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of cyanobacterium

plural cyanobacteria \-ē-ə\

  1. :  any of a major group (Cyanobacteria) of photosynthetic bacteria that produce molecular oxygen and use water as an electron-donating substrate in photosynthesis—called also




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