Origin of eubacterium
First Known Use: 1913
Medical Definition of eubacterium
1 capitalized : a genus of gram-positive anaerobic rod-shaped bacteria that do not form spores, that are found in the bodily cavities of animals including humans, in plant and animal products, in infections of soft tissue, and in soil, and that include some forms which may be pathogenic
2plural eubacteria \-ē-ə\play : any microorganism of the subkingdom Eubacteria or the domain Bacteria
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