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eubacterium

eubacterium

noun eu·bac·te·ri·um \ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Definition of EUBACTERIUM

:  any of the bacteria excluding those included in the archaebacteria or the archaea
eu·bac·te·ri·al \-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin of EUBACTERIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1913

eubacterium

noun eu·bac·te·ri·um \ˌyü-bak-ˈtir-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

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
2
plural eu·bac·te·ria \-ē-ə\ :  any microorganism of the subkingdom Eubacteria or the domain Bacteria

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